A post about art, culture & the telly…

When I originally posted on Facebook about having bought tickets to Hot Docs as “pompous movie watching”, I was thinking about how people’s queues on Netflix tend to be slightly aspirational. “A lot of people tell us they often watch foreign movies or documentaries. But in practice, that doesn’t happen very much.” Hell, I won’t link Netflix
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New(ish) Music Tuesday!

There’s no doubt that I’ve loved We Have Band for years, so I was super psyched when Rdio let me know they had a new single. I’ve once again given WHB the preeminent position of track 8 — my favourite track — on my most recent mix. Looking forward to hearing the full album and hoping that
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Oppressed Majority

On what seems to be just another ordinary day, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women… I really enjoyed this short cultural commentary on sexism, with an inversion of the stereotypical norms. It strikes a light humours tone at the outset and gets increasingly more serious and
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A Softer World - 626

A different kind of marathon.

I’ve often noted that this A Softer World comic is my favourite, and very applicable to me. Especially as relates to my desire to read more classics. Over the past few years, my reading has almost wholly consisted of non-fiction. Either news and current events (miss you, Google Reader!) or various spectrum-related policy documents and telecom engineering material,
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