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Bent Life Announce Summer Tour With Discourse And Break Away

In case you’ve missed it, Bent Life has announced a tour of the Southeast US this Summer with Discourse and Break Away. You can check out the dates and venues of this tour below. 36 more words

Development: For whom and why?

Over the last two weeks, I have had a few interesting discussions on ‘development,’ both in the context of local community development and international development. One can see conflation of security discourses, humanitarian and related concerns in each of these debates.  1,052 more words


Transcendent eloquence is critical

Alicia and Frank open up in the kitchen

My last post indulged my dismay over the poor quality of the UK’s current political discourse. But my post before that cited… 506 more words


"Normal is a Social Construct (and hella lame) - Michel Foucault and the Quest for the Holy Grail," by schadenfreudessa

(or what Monty Python can teach us about the rules of discourse)

So we all love Monty Python, right? Quest for the Holy Grail is wonderful humorous trash that gives us so many quotable lines, full of comedy gold like: 1,209 more words

Dissent Via Gyrocopter Landing

Interesting video that provides insight into the gyrocopter landing that took place today on the U.S. Capitol’s western lawn.

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Interesting Comment on Recent Hugo Fiasco

For those of you interested in the recent Hugo fiasco, I found a wonderful comment tagged to a recent io9 article that explains the rightwing angst in the science fiction writers community. 295 more words

Creative Writing

Alternatives to Public Shaming

**Note: if you’re here because of my post on Jon Ronson and public shaming, welcome! I tend to post here mostly about writing, productivity, and the creative process. 870 more words