Sunday, August 16, 2009

Weekending: 16th August

Hello dears. Are you sitting comfortably?

Letter of the week from the Guardian;
Jackie Ashley is right about the banality of much social networking behaviour, but fails to see how this simply reflects trends in the real world and is not driven by technology. It is odd that for many Twitterers "reality takes second place to a life in which you become the star of your own dull movie", but as her example of cine-camera-eyed tourists demonstrates, this phenomenon is not new. In our time reality has also taken second place to what is presented in the media. more...
We're all talking about health care at the moment so I thought this little clip from 'Sicko' might be of interest, although of little surprise to UK readers;

5 comments:

Daniel Hoffmann-Gill said...

Thanks for noticing my moves!

Ever thought of busting some yourself?

Jim Jay said...

As it happens my dancing is sublime... perhaps I should record them for posterity

Daniel Hoffmann-Gill said...

GO FOR IT!

We could set up a meme of those that have the balls to dance.

Jim Jay said...

Watch this space!

raincoatoptimism said...

ooo thank you for noticing