Monthly Archives: August 2008

Dungeons and Dragons players take note!

Dungeon entrance Mayan dungeon complex found by archaeologists. Portal to mythical Mayan underworld found in Mexico By Miguel Angel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican archeologists have discovered a maze of stone temples in underground caves, some submerged in water … Continue reading

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The Drug Years

The Stoned Age I just finished watching this – an excellent 4-part documentary series by Perry Films (Hart Perry and Dana Heinz Perry) shown on Vh1. It's a wonderful mixture of excellent archival goodness and great interviews, that manages to … Continue reading

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Talking porn on the radio, and my ‘secret’ blog

Khajuraho Temple Yesterday, I had a chat with Jose Barbosa on radio 95bfm about pornography. If you're brave enough to listen to two grown men using phrases like "cum shot," "erect penis" and "conservatives," you can do so here. And … Continue reading

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Diebold admits a glitch…

Diebold Well, well, what have we here? Ohio's voting machine glitch exposed Touch-screens can't be fixed before election, Brunner says By Mark Niquette THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH The maker of touch-screen voting machines used in half of Ohio's counties has admitted … Continue reading

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Six Questions about the Anthrax Case…

Anthrax Read this excellent article by the Tom Engelhardt on the Anthrax terror attacks of 2001. Then follow the links at the bottom to other excellent investigative articles, and ask yourself why this story isn't being taken further by most … Continue reading

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Just finished: A Brief History of Drugs

A Brief History of Drugs: From the Stone Age to the Stoned Age Antonio Escohotado A good primer, although I suspect it suffers a little from the translation – unless that's how Escohotado writes, of course. But this book makes … Continue reading

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Watch this interview: Andrew Bacevich on Bill Moyers’ Journal

This is essential viewing for anyone trying to get their head round where America is at. Andrew Bacevich is the author of a number of important books, including The New American Militarism: How Americans are Seduced by War and, most … Continue reading

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