Monthly Archives: March 2013

Light Show

This week I went along to an exhibition at The Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery in London. “Light Show explores how we experience and psychologically respond to illumination and colour, and also encompasses more conceptual and political concerns”, or so the … Continue reading

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Infinite Jest – Part 3

It was never my intention to write a series of posts about this book, but given it’s length and the fact I had things to say, it kind of just happened. About thirty minutes ago, after reading for the best … Continue reading

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Infinite Jest, Part 2

In 1985, author Neil Postman wrote Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Showbusiness, a book which “is about the possibility that Huxley, not Orwell, was right”, that it is the former author’s Brave New World, not the … Continue reading

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If you can’t see the business model, you are the business model

Was sent this article from Wired over the weekend. It talks about photographer Hana Jakrlova’s experiences inside a Prague brothel which offered the customer free sex if they consented to being filmed and streamed on the web. A situation only … Continue reading

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Infinite Jest – Part 1

Over Christmas, during a long drive from London to the countryside of Southern England, I managed to catch an episode of Open Book, the radio 4 show hosted by Mariella Fostrup. In this particular episode, amongst the usual interviews with authors … Continue reading

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