So Adelphia cum Comcast’s cable service was so bad, and the DVR–which was like from 1990 or something–worked so poorly that I finally decided to cancel it. Most of my shows are available from iTunes for $2 a pop, and I did the math and it actually costs me less to buy them that way […]
Archive for March, 2007
I’m reading Against the Day now. I had misgivings about it, but it turns out I’m loving every page. It’s reminding me of all the reasons I loved Pynchon in the first place.
Subjects: reading, books
Crazy French philosopher Jean Baudrillard, author of The Gulf War Did Not Take Place and Simulcra and Simulation, has died. Or is his death merely a hyperreal simulacra of an event whose perception has become so divorced from its referent that the referent ceases to exist at all?
Subjects: philosophy, news
Wanted to make sure everyone knows that Wet Asphalt is back in action, with a run down of the state of speculative fiction and a review of Confessions of a Crap Artist by Philip K. Dick.
Subjects: criticism, wet asphalt