“Death is nothing to us.” – Lucretius There was a time When movies played Our dreams and crimes In light and shade. Who made the movies Made the world, From winorlose To boymeetsgirl, Like Fox and Mayer, Lang, Renoir, De… Read More ›
Reality hacking via Mary Balogh on Facebook
Film Friday: George Orwell’s 1984 (the 1956 version) paired with the Cocaine and Cigarettes Cocktail
For those of you who’ve always wondered where those memes come from on your most radical friend’s Facebook posts, or why that old Apple commercial is Such A Big Deal: well, half of the memes are from Animal Farm and… Read More ›
Happy Tuesday, kittens! It’s a cyber-and-politico-heavy news roundup day today, so settle in with a cup of something comforting, jack in, and prepare for your mega newsdump. Make These 4 Assumptions about Cybersecurity (JDSupra) Deadline approaching: crime reporting contest (IJNet)… Read More ›
It looks like this, kittens. It looks like this. Nearly 10,000 Likes, and 5,500 Shares. For those of you big Buzz fans out there (which is all of us, really) his WhoSay is pretty awesome too.
I know, I know, you don’t have to tell me every journalist from Wired to ArsTechnica has used that headline construction. But it works, because when your accomplishments personified, furthered, documented, and disseminated the defining cultural movement of an age, you just… Read More ›
This is a reprint of Our Right to Communicate by Heather Marsh, which first appeared April 16, 2013. Marsh is our favorite living political philospher (Zizek is of course a stand up comedian) and favorite ex-WikiLeaker. And some day we’ll… Read More ›