“The vocation of every man and woman is to serve other people.” Leo Tolstoy, What is to be done?
links for 2009-01-30 →
Guess the Lego Movie Star →
Although some of these aren’t bad, “He claims they take up to 30 hours to build”. I wonder what he does with the other 29 hours and 35 minutes…
links for 2009-01-29 →
Not safe for work: If you can't say anything nice,... →
Paul Carr on being an arsehole online and why a bit of balance is needed. I know I’m generally on the more cynical side, but I think he makes a lot of sense here.
“There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.” Anton Chekhov, The Teacher of Literature
Ban this sick Nazi paedo filth! →
Martin Belam imagines the male/female roles reversed in The Reader and how the Sun would feel about it. Although this post contains spoilers, instead of avoiding it, I suggest reading it as an…
“If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made.” Otto von Bismarck
“I never meant to say that the conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative.” JS Mill
links for 2009-01-27 →
So you want to be a geek… →
Some interesting pointers here. Something I really need to look into in more detail.
“Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.” Francis Bacon
Print your own sheet music, or paper for TAB →
David Mitchell defends our mad monarchy →
I agree with Mitchell on this one. Yes, monarchy is ridiculous and outdated, but on the other hand, that’s its charm.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-1-25) →
Douglas Adams (30) Katalyst (15) Jamie Lidell (13) Beirut (11) Bon Iver (10) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
“This was freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.” Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
“If God wanted us to believe in him, he’d exist.” Linda Smith