Sorry it’s been a while folks, the first couple weeks of school are always an adjustment period so I’ll be increasing my productivity soon. Until then, tabs!
– Joshua Clover has a really interesting piece (pdf warning) of film/tv analysis out this month looking at The Girlfriend Experience and “Dollhouse” among others.
– Great profile of Spike Jonze in the New York Times Magazine, now I’m really looking forward to WTWTA.
– David Sirota artfully draws the distinction between the progressive movement from the Democratic party.
– Ever wonder what books Guantanamo detainees are requesting? Juan Cole has the answers.
– Some headlines speak for themselves: “Lost world of fanged frogs and giant rats discovered in Papua New Guinea.”
– A little old, but the LA Times has an annotated list of essential postmodern reads. Anyone tryna race?
– Lastly, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 is absurdly good. Watch the video, even though I oppose the depictions of the abuse of sex workers, I am in favor of the abuse of ninjas contained: