Re this, its a good thing Corey Robin didnt know that Hayek used to tell people to pronounce his name hi-yek, as in high-explosive. Only a short step from there to I am not a man, I am dynamite.
Archive | May 19, 2013
Cordial and Sanguine, Part 55: Istanbul Redux
[cross-posted at BHL]
An outline for my upcoming talk in Istanbul.
10 + 11
The BBC claims that this clip is a thank-you gift for fans who were mistakenly sent the Doctor Who season finale and didnt reveal any spoilers.
I rather suspect that this clip was already filmed and scheduled to be released pretty soon anyway. In any case, most of the season finales plot twists have been circulating as rumors for a while albeit intermixed with other stuff that turned out not to be true.
But, whatever. Enjoy the clip:
Congratulations to Kim Stanley Robinson, whose novel 2312 which is set in a libertarian-socialist future of Mondragon cooperatives that is sort-of connected to his Mars books has just won the Nebula award.