16 11 2011
Non-writing related, however if H.R. 3261 does pass, it will most certainly effect the way you consume your media, books included.
While the Stop Online Piracy Act sounds like it might be a good thing, it really isn’t. It puts the ability to censor websites and their content in the hands of major corporations and the enforcement of such in the hands of third-party ISP’s, completely foregoing legal due-process for any who might be targeted.
C.R.E.A.M., coorporate sheenanigans, imperialism, media giants, panties, puking, stank you very much
27 09 2011
long time since i’ve posted, i know. been working my ass off on my book and that’s really and truly all i’ve thought about for the past month or so… that and sex. but i read the follow up article to Malcolm Gladwell’s excellent Grantland piece and decided to repost the link here. the NBA’s […]
ballin, coorporate sheenanigans, garbage, sports = opium
23 08 2011
This just ended up going viral over the weekend. San Francisco writer, Joe Quirk, author of “Ultimate Rush,” an amped up delve into bike messenger culture as it happens on the streets of SF, recently found out a movie based almost entirely on his book was about to hit theaters — without his permission or […]
coorporate sheenanigans, los angeles, lost and found, media giants, stank you very much, tonight i'm throwing rocks
23 08 2011
This might be old news to some of you, but I just heard about this today. Apparently Levi’s has managed to marry Bukowski’s “The Laughing Heart” with a sixty second “film” — aka commercial designed to sell you cool. It’s playing on the pre-roll in theaters all over. I love Levi’s. I only rock them. […]
coorporate sheenanigans, fuck ups, hardcore, imperialism, media giants, panties
22 03 2011
Reading is tactile and cerebral. I never thought I could get used to an e-book platform. They all seemed too mechanical and I was slow to allow any shitty corporation to 1984 me
coorporate sheenanigans, media giants, Nook
23 02 2010
i love frequent Atlantic contributor Sandra Tsing Loh. She has the uncanny ability to nail, succinctly, the slices of the pie that make up our culture. This is from her “Classed Dismissed” piece:
ain't afraid to hustle, C.R.E.A.M., coorporate sheenanigans, illegals, illicit sex, imperialism, slack, the uncanny, women, work
3 02 2010
Right now I’m reading a double economic doozy, Raj Patel’s “The Value of Nothing” and David Walker’s “Comeback America.” For all our pomp, wealth and ego we’ve allowed our leaders to guide us into an economic minefield…and they don’t have a map or the brains to get us out.
C.R.E.A.M., coorporate sheenanigans, environment, global economy, imperialism, raj patel, Sanchez Grotto, uber alles