Another historical-diary-as-weblog, this time diaries from the home front in Essex during World War II.
Least inspiring implementation yet of realtime-historical-diary-online? No RSS, links, weblog view. Does have pictures though. And pointless generic “Was this useful?” block.
From ‘Punch’ magazine in 1888.
Once you’re past the interviewer’s introduction, this is good, aside from being split over several pages. Grr. Particularly liked the explanation of the Ancient Greek vs Shakespearean difference between The Wire and most other TV/film.
...because Glenn Beck et al were shown as figures of mockery spouting their usual nonsense about foreigners? Either way, seems unnecessary?
Odd: Did More 4 have to pre-warn of "racist language" because a man on Daily Show used "nigger" in an example of racist 1940s speech, or...
Also, you guys kept banging on about snow (ooh, surprise, who'd have thought? In WINTER!) and there isn't any. Want my money back.
It would be great if I really didn't need more than four hours sleep. Unfortunately I fear my body is tricking me today.