Month: April 2010

“Confessional” compositions and Dudes

Anyhoo, I thought it might be fun to just have a thread listing all the songs from male performers/songwriters that draw on personal experiences and which have not been widely described as “confessional” or “diarising”.

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Today’s Asian otters, Daz and Chip, reportedly lived together for fifteen years before dying within an hour of each other. They were 19 and 16 years old. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart… Read More ›

Friday Hoyden: Jane Goodall

But what Goodall discovered made biologists, psychologists and philosophers look more closely at the great apes and their similarities to humans, provoking redefinitions of exactly what it meant to be human, and raising the question of just how far back in pre-history should paleo-anthropologists be looking for clues to the development of human behaviours.