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.

“The women had guns, and men cooked breakfast for children”

Friday, February 19th, 2016

A new documentary on The Black Panthers is out, and the trailer looks sweet.

Review: Ta-Nehisi Coates – “Between the World and Me”

Monday, November 30th, 2015

My review of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me”. It’s a marvellously poetic book on segregation and death, with flaws. I give it 4/5.

Review: Noam Chomsky – “How the World Works

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

My review of Noam Chomsky’s “How The World Works”. The title isn’t a misnomer (in some ways). I give it 4/5.

Review: “VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave”

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

My review of “VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave”. I give it 4/5.