Across time and space there have been hundreds of different standards about what is ‘worth reading’. Continue reading
Twenty-six episodes, each twenty minutes long. 520 minutes. Divided by 60 – it’s just over eight and a half hours. If you’ve got 9 hours to spend, Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor is a good way to spend it. Continue reading
In the earliest days of printing, news was obviously partisan, and mixed with advertising, and it was the consumer’s job to sift through the pile of overtly biased information and reach a reasonable understanding of what was going on. We should return to that system. Continue reading
Lacking an interesting topic for this week, I’m gong to complain about academia in Australian university from a frustrated undergrad’s perspective.
Roberto Calasso’s The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony is a book that’s genuinely profound in parts. Continue reading
Many people complain that they often have nothing to ‘write about;’ in fact, I encounter the excuse often enough that it’s become white noise.
Robert Darnton’s The Great Cat Massacre is not exactly what it sounds like. Continue reading