Friday, July 29, 2011

Defend Toronto Libraries

It's insulting that we must actually fight to protect one of the best organized and utilized library systems in the world from philistine bean-counters. Looks like informed and progressive citizens will be wasting a lot of time and energy putting out fires instigated by Ubu Rob.

Sign the petition here.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Bookthug Interview

I answer questions about I Can Say Interpellation while struggling through a cold:

Saturday, July 16, 2011


Ian Curtis would have been 55 today.

It's hard to find any Joy Division songs with even remotely positive lyrics, but "Ceremony" comes close.

This is the original recording with Curtis's vocals; the better-known version is by New Order with vocals by Bernard Sumner.