games without frontiers war without tears

The Player of GamesThe Player of Games by Iain M. Banks

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

much needed bit of optimism courtesy of the minds of the culture. interesting dissection of a power over society confronted by a power with society. highly recommended.

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hide your kids hide your wife

Consider PhlebasConsider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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dry and dusty i am a packet of energy

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and SexBonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

witty take on the nature of sexuality. is good for your health. haz some!

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all the books on the shelf all the wisdom

Sophie's World (Paperback)Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

wonderful primer on the history of western philosophy in a y/a novel.

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people try to put us down

09november2010: ☉ in ♏: ☽ in ♐

surrealism rawks my world.

i despise the iphone auto correct…i am not alone.

they live an analysis

degenerate art that the nazi’s didn’t manage to destroy. (h/t 2 metaf)

gender subversion kit from crimethinc.

omg so fricking jelly about missing out on this…gotta find out more about this…shhh. (h/t 2 coilhouse)

paul krassner was the father of reason…go see for yourownself in the realist archives. (h/t 2 boing²)

great now i’m knocked up youbig martian jerk…haz some space rain (h/t 2 gvb)

three is the magick number…i haz my tickets for the 3d/imax openning…you? on a side note…’derezzed‘ by daft punk from the upcoming s/t…

hmm. sexual shaman. western tantra…wonder how this plays out in redstate us

eat the rich, eat the rich…elizabeth warren ftw!

sometimes the itunes shuffle smiles on you…heavy water/i’d rather be sleeping from grouper.

now that is what i call a house is a home for me.

i find myself attached to this railroad track

28october2010: ☉ in ♏: ☾ in ♋

godsdamnit archaia will you put out artesia again already?! thanks for the black axe#1 though.

never. gettin’ anywhere. near my heart. again. never. first vid from kori pop.

building tomorrows incarceration boom, one state at a time. it’s good buisiness.

“but i’m a creep, i’m a weirdo.” the beautiful ones always break your heart. (h/t 2 coilhouse)

i wanna be a library martyr…enjoy the crushing debt of your student loans…or i could get a ph.d.

she is blessed among women…’dancing barefoot‘.

the tentacles of rethugnican influence. dolladolladolla.

, asshole. an effective way to stop wasting time on the mean, the rude, or the inconsiderate email.

you got the blues too

22october2010: ☉ in ♎: ◯ in ♂

janelle mónae’s many moons (h/t 2 egan!)

“you shot first” how the empire strikes back should have ended. (h/t 2 Eminor)

little scream ‘the heron and the fox

chris berens ‘leeuwenhart

fossil angels 1 & 2: an unpublished essay on magic(k) by alan moore. (h/t to technocult)

space pr0n.

flickr set of al khemical laboratories. (h/t 2 boing² )

is friday y’all. lots of good stuff wandering through my auralscape: c-berg’s remix of ‘heavy in your arms’ from florence + the machine; sky larkin’s horns solo on her cover of heart’s ‘baracuda’, my crush object warpaint’s ‘majesty’, but the prix goes to glasser with ‘tremel’. a special recognition goes to beast for ‘mr. hurricane’…how did i miss that?