Monthly Archives: April 2011

Musical Geekery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T36A-H8dPhI The above is impressive not only for his talent, but for what looks to be a collage of cultural and literary critical theory on his wall. Beat-boxing, with a cello, before a photo entitled “The Other” is right up … Continue reading

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RE: Geekery

So I’m trying to decide why I actually like watching things like the link below or the production documentaries for the LOTR series more than the movies itself, and I think it’s because, like all geeks, I’m desperate for affirmation. … Continue reading

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Geekery

/trying to stop hyperventilating: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6ERgApz0_g

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This is What the Trees in my Personal Hell Look Like

http://lightbox.time.com/2011/04/11/first-person-pakistan%E2%80%99s-flood-lands-overrun-by-thousands-of-spiders/#1

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New Gods

The extended interview of Mike Huckabee on the Daily Show last night has a great deal to unpack, which I’d like to do eventually in its entirety, but my initial question is one I’ve held for some time: So why … Continue reading

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The Library…

I’ve always wanted.

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American Knowledge

Is still rather distressingly poor when it comes to our own system of government and finance: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/04/01/cnn-poll-americans-flunk-budget-iq-test/ Intelligence tests as a prerequisite of suffrage are reprehensible in many ways, but one has to wonder if democracy (or the democratic republic … Continue reading

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