…stealing your bandwidths. So I’ve moved again. This time into a studio in Newtown. It feels like the biggest place I have lived in purely because it has the biggest room. It is only one room, however. It does have an awesome balcony. Currently I have a set of mags sitting out there waiting for […]
I attended a media screening of Eric Bana’s Love the Beast this evening (well, actually Feb 11, I didn’t post this straight away). I am pretty sure I was the only gearhead there. BTW, Margaret Pomeranz was seated in front of me and I overheard her talking about the screening of The Watchmen she had […]
Any of my readers thinking of submitting a piece for the upcoming ‘enthuse’ special issue of M/C Journal should do so relatively quickly. ‘enthuse’ Enthusiasm can be â€˜blindâ€™; yet, â€˜no great deed can be doneâ€™ without it. Tests of â€˜competitionâ€™, masculine â€˜riskâ€™, creative â€˜experimentâ€™, and political â€˜opportunityâ€™ or â€˜struggleâ€™ are all examples of the more […]
My traditional birthday greeting to myself on my blog: the ‘use by’ stamp on a milk container. It reminds me of the state of this culture I am part of.
It started when I read Nickel and Dimed, in which Atlantic contributor Barbara Ehrenreich denounces the exploitation of minimum-wage workers in America. Somehow her book didnâ€™t ring true to me, and I wondered to what extent a preconceived agenda might have biased her reporting. Hence my application for a job at the nearest Wal-Mart. OMG […]