A little thing by Orson Scott Card, via Kalebeul’s DJ-guru, Irwin Chusid. Apparently I’m about to become a multiple uncle AND bring down capitalism, seriously, so don’t worry too much about this kind of detail. (FYI: kalebeul’s proprietor has voted once in public elections–green/neighbourhoodist in The Hague, has worked for two centre-left parties, once defeated global communism in a multi-party contest; this is a fairness thing.)
And then there’s Dolemite for President.
- John Kennedy Toole’s mum plays piano and sings
And talks New Orleans in excerpts from Confederacy of Dunces
- Who’s afraid of a new Cold War?
Bilbo Hague seems to think the forces of freedom won the last one, despite Barraco Barner tracking my every move in
- Beard rage
Thanks to the DG for this Mirror item: A DRIVER who tried to run down a pedestrian he thought was terror chief
- Public brothel advertisements in Girona
Apparently there is a multi-ethnic casa de barrets (hat-house, from the number hanging there) at the top of the John Lennon
- Denis MacShane piece on France
I’ve got a soft spot for Denis MacShane, who never really fitted the New Labour mould. Here‘s a piece by him