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: