Friday, October 01, 2010

graham on how to waste time

the most dangerous traps now are new behaviors that bypass our alarms about self-indulgence by mimicking more virtuous types. And the worst thing is, they're not even fun.

Monday, May 03, 2010

quote of the day

you can quickly appreciate why they have such a problem in Afghanistan playing this
-man playing videogame

Monday, March 22, 2010

Feminism and sanctimony

To what extent do the two come hand in hand?

I couldn't begin to pretend to know anything about what it's like to be a woman. But...

Feminists seem to have a screw loose somewhere. The overwhelming image of the modern feminist is of a female, cropped haired, beret-less che guevara.

intentional? really? cos that has "healthy childhood" written all over it...

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Ebert on movies

..."the movies are an empathy machine, drawing us into other lives, allowing us to identify with those of other races, genders, occupations, religions, income levels or times in history. Good films enlarge us, and are a civilizing medium. Bad films narrow us...

...No film at all impoverishes us."

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Everything he wants to do is illegal

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Swartz on intelligence

Being intelligent doesn't mean you're knowledgeable; it means you're curious.

Friday, May 09, 2008

Maroon on fashion

That’s what men’s fashion should be aiming for, the “if you step on my Italian leather shoes I may just collapse your windpipe with my knuckles” look.