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2010-05-17 (Monday)

Comments I've posted on other sites

  1. UK public spending since 1963 | News |

    I’m a little confused by the subheading of this article: “Government spending has spiralled. See…



  1. Retro-futurist techno hyperstasis | Beyond The Beyond

    Bruce Sterling (again) annotating Simon Reynolds on the music of Now. Woof.

  2. The voices of liberty have triumphed and Britain is better for it | Henry Porter | Comment is free | The Observer

    I feel pleasantly confused about being relieved at the death of a Labour government and the repeal of some of their laws. (via Chrisdodo)

  3. Why I Steal Movies… Even Ones I’m In - Peter Serafinowicz - Gizmodo

    Yes. Why do media companies make it so hard to watch/listen to/buy their stuff if they want to sell it? (via Waxy)

  4. Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation - World on a Wire

    Three hour German TV science fiction film from 1973, which sounds great, re-released on DVD. (via an article in June 2010 ‘Sight & Sound’)


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    @mik3yb Yes, I'm booked for the St Bride Library conference thing. Sounds like a good way to spend a couple of days.

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    St. Bride conference: Wolfgang Weingart, Petr van Blokland, crazy unknown talent... (via several) Looks good.

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    Felt good to be back in the saddle. Well, swimming trunks.

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    @DeanVipond I meant more that I want to see shows about, say, the 1980s that don't feature the same songs, TV, faces as every other doc.

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    @DeanVipond Mad Men drove me, er, mad, with all its "Hey look, I'm being really sexist / smoking / drinking at work, IT'S THE 1960S!"