I’ve started posting at the KELOLAND blogs, which will have both original material and items cross-posted here.
I posted a review of the DVD 2012: Science Or Superstition at Blogcritics.
The short list for Best Translated Book of 2008 has been announced at three percent. I’ve read two of the 10 […]
Mind-numbing. That’s the only way to describe the casualties from America’s Civil War. For example:
An estimated 620,000 soldiers died between 1861 and 1865, roughly the same number as in the Revolution, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and the Korean War combined.
First. Go read this great article from Time Magazine: Books Gone Wild: The Digital Age Reshapes Literature. (Well worth reading.)
Second. Stop and think about it for moment. Computers and digital media are changing everything we do these days, whether we realize it or not, and that includes our beloved books.
Third. DISCUSS! Tell […]
If any one artist ruled the mid-1970s, it was Stevie Wonder. He moved from “Little Stevie Wonder” to one of the world’s most talented and bestselling musicians. It wasn’t by chance. His talent produced a string of superb albums: Talking Book (1972), Innervisions (1973), Fulfillingness’ First Finale (1974) and 1976’s Songs in the Key of […]
Two contributors to Open Democracy nail it when it comes to the politics of most political blogs. An excerpt:
The democratising possibilities of the internet are in the process of speeding the degeneration of the public sphere into a proliferation of insular nodes, each fighting a war that can never be won. Battles […]