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March 3, 2011

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“However, it is much easier to have a theory than actually to garden”

August 5, 2009

The Monkey Cage brings us the recently deceased Marxist scholar Leszek Kolakowski’s general theory of not gardening. Sample: Structuralist Theory In primitive societies life was divided into the pair of opposites work/leisure, which corresponded to the distinction field/house. People worked in the field and rested at home. In modern societies the axis of opposition has […]


August 4, 2009

Going to get back to regular blogging probably later today or tomorrow. Needed to recover from thesis craziness and have spent what blogging time I’ve had fighting about libertarianism under this post. Keep it funky.

New Computer!

June 26, 2009

And I am fully back online. Woot for warrantees.

If you know of an awesome job in NYC, Washington, or Chi…

June 25, 2009

…let me know. Gawd I hate job hunting.

On my lack of night-time blogging…

June 20, 2009

Computer problems. I’ve sent my machine back to Toronto (where it’s on warrantee), and should probably get something back, at the latest, by a week from Tuesday. Until then, my output is going to be mostly during the day from the library. Apologies.

BLOG WAR: Why Blogbytom has terrible taste in movies.

June 18, 2009

He thinks Up! was better than Wall-E (see the comment).  Fool.

Back to the old scheme

June 18, 2009

I really didn’t like “New Spring”… it felt cramped. Still sending love to my homies on the Iranian streets though.

O Health, how I’ve missed thee: Reorientertaining

June 18, 2009

So I’m still coughing pretty ugly, but am back to ambulatory and clear headed. My error I think was going to a friend’s good bye party and getting both drunk and into an energetic screaming fight with my roommate over Israel / Palestine on the walk home at 2 in the morning (which continued when […]


June 17, 2009

Sorry for my lack of posts today. Got hit with a bug and haven’t gotten far from groggy half-wakefulness all day. Will get back to normalized posting tomorrow.