Category Archive for 'Culture'

Jeremy Brett and Sherlock Holmes

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

“Granada’s Greatest Detective” by Keith Frankel is a very entertaining book for us Sherlock Holmes nerds.

Kykuit: Rockefeller replicas

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

I think this is a quite apt double-edged metaphor of the entire Rockefeller experience.

Bodil Malmsten: personer som säger “gå bort” när de menar “dö”

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Personer som säger “gå bort” när de menar “dö”, jag hatar dom, dom ska dö.

Chomsky’s preface to Michael Albert’s new “Practical Utopia”

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

This is a great read, the start to a new book; this preface is written by Noam Chomsky and covers very recent events.

“Mail Men: The Story of the Daily Mail”—the first insanity

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

I’m currently reading “Mail Men: The Unauthorized Story of the Daily Mail – the Paper That Divided and Conquered Britain” by Adrian Addison. It starts from the beginning, in the early 20th century, and about 15% into the tome, it describes the demise of one of its founders, Alfred_Harmsworth, and actually shows how insanity and austerity really blends well, and are quite impossible to tell apart.