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Archive for November, 2005

Cover Girl: what does she want?

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

It’s amazing how the popular media take a fairly common-sense — even dry — scientific finding and succeed in sensationalising it into some kind of alleged truism that reveals the eternal (read: biologically immutable) “nature” of the male-female relationship. Yesterday, slumming on google news (I was avoiding real work), I noticed a Daily Mail article […]

I want to be a bad camera

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005

The current (Fall 2005) Art Journal (LXIV, 3) includes a terrific interview conducted by Ana Finel Honigman with the artist Ellen Harvey. It’s not online, but I can’t reproduce the whole thing without running the risk of infringing on their copyrights, so I’ll try to quote / comment just around the bits that struck me […]

Bird Flu strikes at Disneyland?

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

Poor Donald Duck… (Is this perhaps a symptom of what might be described as the MSM hyping things out of proportion…?)

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