INTERNET!! things I've found recently.
Things banned in Leviticus. Really interesting. Really mental. Great article on why cupcakes are so in right now, the fetishisation of them, and how they have come to identify femininity. Bad times. (Recommended by Imogen). Just a reminder that loads of episodes of Cracker - pretty much the best programme ever - are on YouTube. Great events listing, for those in London that like dirt and...
Language is not a neutral medium that passes freely and easily into the private...– from Mikhail Bakhtin, The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992). via @HollyNoir. One must take the word, and make it one’s own.
A well-known scientist (some say it was Bertrand Russell) once gave a public...– from Hawking’s Brief History of Time. Seems like this anecdote may be rather famous, but it has passed me by until today. ‘It’s turtles all the way down’. What an utterly lovely phrase.