Category Archive for 'Insane'

Morrissey: no love, just xenophobia

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Morrissey has turned from being one of the lights of my life to delving lowly.

Distraction and advertising: how we are turned daft to make money for companies

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Two great articles on the powers of distraction, advertising, individualism, and how some companies not only try to re-wire your brain, but succeed at it.

Automating the working class away: an effect of capitalism

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Are there consequences when 2 million truck drivers are automated away from employment? We can do all about this.

The most difficult book I’ve ever read

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

I had to write something on Quora on this, and somehow, I picked “Infinite Jest”. Enjoy this answer that’s likely to put you off reading this one forever.

America today

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

In the pantheon of visual metaphors for America today, this is the money shot. pic.twitter.com/09COuDutBC — David Simon (@AoDespair) September 7, 2017 David Simon is right. The image is not doctored in any way, if you are thinking of that.