Sociologist Frank Furedi recently published an article at Spiked about “Our unhealthy obsession with sickness”. The arguments he makes all, it seems to me, are mistaken. It’s rare I disagree with someone so completely on a topic outside of politics, so I thought I’d go ahead and explain why I disagree… not with a few […]
Check out this article at mssv.net, by Adrian Hon, for a fascinating look at alternate reality games in the context of a much older tradition of reality-artifice stretching back 3900 years (at least).
Laura posted a link to a sorta funny Korean animation. I grinned a couple of times, so maybe you’d even laugh!
My friend Marvin’s been a busy boy lately. Aside from posting links to things like films about Kung Fu Fighting toy hamsters on heroin, he’s also posted a magum opus on postmodernism and empiricism to New Sophists’ Almanac. You can see the first post here, and follow up with part 2, part 3, part 4, […]
So there’s a theater where you can watch an animation that includes characters based on the face scans of everyone in the theater. Yes, you get your face scanned and show up as a character in the movie, in Grand Odyssey Futurecast System. As the blogger at The Speculist from whom I thieved the link […]