I finished reading John Kennedy Toole’s infamous cult novel A Confederacy of Dunces a week or so ago, and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed it. A friend gave me his copy to read after we went out one night and apparently I was describing everything as ‘offensive’, or I used the word at least […]
Reading notes for John Urry Masterclass at UWS starting tomorrow. On what is probably my favourite paper of his “The Complexities of the Global” (over the fold).
You didn’t know that He wasn’t a singer Of a political rock band — The Clap “Che Guevara T-Shirt Wearer“ Who would’ve thought ‘wearer’ could be made to rhyme with ‘Guevara’? (Irony: Watching “Grin Without a Cat”!) According to the ill-measuring scales at my gym I am 103-104kgs, which is definitely the lightest I have […]
Some very brief notes on John Urry’s Paper “Mobility, Space and Social Equality” for upcoming masterclass at UWS next week (over the fold).
Max Barry helped a brother-in-law build a PC and then install the OS. On Windows XP: But what really bothers me is the feeling that you must constantly fight for control of your own computer, because your aims are apparently in conflict with those of Microsoft and half of everyone else who writes Windows software. […]