Arturo's Island →
I love this book.
2nd Giant Leap →
The new 1 Giant Leap DVD is out. I highly recommend it. Take a look at whataboutme.tv.
“If you want to know the secret of being, you’ll come with us.”
The ever-intrusive power of the state on our lives, the loss of privacy, the...– David Davis on his decision to resign as an MP
Bill Hicks - People Who Hate People
The publishing industry promotes the adventurer, the churches fund the...– Jay Griffiths on ‘uncontacted’ tribes
Near us there’s an old Wesleyan Chapel. Now it’s a skincare centre....– David Hockney
Cultural Compensation →
I instantly recoil from any suggestion of a ‘British Day’. What exactly is it that we’d have to celebrate? Politicians who either don’t think before they speak or don’t speak before PR advisers have told them what to say? The growing divide between rich and poor? The fact that people from poor families are now less likely to achieve upward mobility than they were thirty years ago? The fact that...
Still using Internet Explorer? →
If so, you’re an idiot. Don’t be an idiot. Use Firefox. Tithead.
Fashion visionary dies →
Good. I hate fashion. Fuck fashion. Fuck him. “We as a business cannot afford to have a customer take a second look and ask, ‘Do I need this?’ That is the kiss of death. We’re finished, because nobody really needs anything we make as a total industry… As far as bottom costs go, we’re there. I think we’ve exploited all the countries on earth for people who really want to work for nothing.” —...
Real life →
You may have seen the aerial photos of the Amazonian tribe, uncontacted and until now unknown to the outside world. You can see them at The Guardian website. Or The Independent website. They’ve made…