The SF authors of the past might well have been surprised by the essential triviality of the way most of us use this amazing worldwide communication system we enjoy, but should they have been?
Because I went to see his show in Sydney last night, and it was hugely enjoyable, and he sang this song which I’d temporarily forgotten about, and it’s just lovely.
It’s only with the heart that one can see clearly. What’s essential is invisible to the eye.
Love affair, schmove affair Jimmy Webb: wtf is going on with these lyrics?
I heard this on the radio today (the excellent community station 99.3 2NSB-FM in Sydney) and was enthralled:
The so-called “don’t say gay” law is premised on the misguided belief that, by not talking about gay people, they can simply make us disappear.
Via Clementine Ford on FB, two great slam poetry performances from a few years ago.
How many times do I have to tell you, people? Don’t fuck with otters. They are VICIOUS LITTLE WEASELS. Awesome vicious little weasels – this is not an insult – but vicious little weasels.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires.
The diva as the undead. Perfect.
Announcing the release of this particular video, he commented “The launch of this new video comes on White Balloon Day – a time to break the silence on child sexual assault and raise awareness that child safety is everyone’s responsibility.”
Everyone’s responsibility. Everyone’s. Shall we take a quick peek at the video in question?