Quite enjoying having a new short chapter of “in move” pop up in my news feed every day at noon! I don’t remember writing most of what I read. Surprised by quite how much pashing has been going on in the first few chapters, too. But that’s teenage boys for you, just always pashing everything.
This new Kiwi webseries is really well done! Gets the editing right to maximise the comedy, something a lot of webseries struggle with. It’s by the woman behind the excellent, little-seen and poorly-trailered film “My Wedding & Other Secrets”, if that’s any additional recommendation?
Governments now answer to business, not voters. Mainstream parties grow ever harder to distinguish. Is democracy dead? Long article about the post-democracy era that I haven’t read, but @saniac recommends it and he knows his onions so here it is.
At the Ruminator: On the death penalty and other brutal punishments
Michael Shannon reads the Deranged Sorority Girl email. More dramatic readings of this text, sure to become a staple in audition rooms all over Hollywood.
Fascinating. An internet guy gave up on the internet, and then a few years later came back – but came back in a really, really interesting way.
My buddy Stephen Fox unravels some of the context and meaning of terrorism and how we respond to it.
Via Rachel B: it’s a chemical party!
Radio Time Machine – a neat gadget – how has popular music changed from 1940 to today?
Complete video of Freaks & Geeks reunion at Paleyfest, 2011 – pleased to have found this!
And finally, via Robert W: old people wearing vegetation