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Rubicon

15 Sep , 2014   Video

This week, I found myself somewhat incensed by the mid-Atlantic and mildly-amused intonation of an ABC announcer extolling the virtues of a documentary of the decade which apparently ‘changed everything’, the 60’s. Boomer self congratulation knows no bounds and continues to shamelessly parades itself, largely unchallenged. Let’s run a quick inventory; that business on the […]

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Solving

20 Aug , 2014   Video

Did you happen upon that ‘drummers are actually really clever’ meme that’s been doing the rounds of late? Apparently, playing in time is a form of problem solving, indicating a modicum of intelligence. Am I the only person that feels this is the scientific equivalent of a headline confirmation of earth’s non-flatness? Excruciating axioms aside, […]

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Congratitude

6 Aug , 2014   Video

Happiness. Don’t like the term much. It’s one of the big five that are ripe for imbuing with maudlin sentimentality for nefarious purposes (love, art, war and sport, please add/swap as required). Without prior agreement of the meaning of happiness, there’s a slew of crass messages awaiting you via the gogglebox, internets and on posters. […]