The same day we appoint our first female Prime Minister Iceland’s female PM marries another woman. The same day Julia Gillard says marriage should remain between “a man and a woman” a poll on the website of The Age shows 75% of respondents disagree with her. Progress in Australia is often slow, painful, and comes all too often from the bottom up. Real leadership is bringing,...
The (real) Death of the Author? →
Scott Adams (creaor of Dilbert) on how technology is literally changing everything. These are exciting times for media content creators.
But if you turn out to be wrong, even temporarily, even only once, on a...– Christopher Hitchens, on Helen Thomas and being wrong (via firthofforth) (via ericmortensen) (via brooklynmutt) (via newsweek)
Next semester = SO MUCH WIN
I realised this afternoon that next semester may just be amazing. My units: Film Institutions Film Narrative From Monsters to Cyborgs Fantasy Narrative Films studies x2 Sci-fi x1 Fantasy x1 Can’t freaking wait!
Today in depressing things about the state of the...
Correct me if I’m wrong, but last time I checked we were living in 2010? Like, the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century? Because it’s shit like this that seems to suggest otherwise. Basically, a primary (remember this, primary for chrissake) school Principal in Arizona has ordered that black and hispanic faces on a mural of students being painted at the school be...
OLIVER PLATT!! INTERVIEW!! GOGOGOGOGO
Finally, shockingly, abruptly, creativity strikes.
Sometimes all you need is pressure. And fuckloads of it. After weeks and weeks of “hmm” I have come up with my fiction writing idea. Now to get off tumblr and write the damned thing! For those who take interest in such things (probably only me): 2/4 subjects are complete. I want to have finished BOTH story AND exegesis by midnight tonight. May not happen. if it does: 3/4...