Friday, July 28, 2006

Arcology for Southern China

read on, my friends, for here is a fact sheet from a professor at the university of hong kong on just why it's time to build an arcology of xx centry sci-fi fame in southern china. YES i'm sure it can be done for a small fraction of total chinese government spending. read on, explorers of the twenty first century, and perhaps you shall find more than just the drought apocalypse of the first few sections.

Thursday, July 13, 2006

garrison keillor puts down bernard-henri levy's articles about "america"

'American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville,' by Bernard-Henri Levy reviewed by garrison keillor-- it was a series last year published in the atlantic monthly that i read some of, mostly for entertainment when i discovered that it was barely serious.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

since excesses of 60s research frozen in time

this article on hallucinogens speaks of adding these old drugs, mostly unresearched since the sixties, to the wide array of opiates, amphetamines, and mood-alterers availible to the self-medicator.

Saturday, July 08, 2006

some internet music thing

i haven't read this yet. it's probably another wonder of the internet-- a window into senseless individual expression, i think-- some kind of new form that's come out of the internet medium. that's my idea. let's go see if it's there in this magazine, too.