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#090: ’09 in literary and musical recap!

January 1st, 2010 2 Comments

Everyone else is going to write/has written terribly philosophical and thoughtful things regarding the turn of the decade, so I shan’t bother with the melodrama and cut straight to the madcap fun bit: the best of the past year. I’m aware that one usually ought to do this sort of thing before the new year […]

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#056: America can’t say no!

March 26th, 2009 1 Comment

Currently listening to: “Sixteen Military Wives” – The Decemberists I love this video so, so, so much. (Thank you, Kathleen, for introducing me to hours of procrastination; now I have to write vignettes about the characters in this video or something equally random and obsessive like that OKAY) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1F_YiavSsus Snark + Model UN = aces […]

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#043: John Stuart Mill, of his own free will…

January 17th, 2009 Comments Off on #043: John Stuart Mill, of his own free will…

Currently listening to: “Bruce’s Philosophers Song” – Monty Python In celebration of getting to 1000 words for my Arts One paper (yay, 1000 more to go!), I bring you the ~*~singalong version~*~ of the PHILOSOPHERS SONG, by the very brilliant Monty Python. Oh, Millsy. Did I ever mention my lack of an attention span? Well, […]

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#038: good things come in threes

January 8th, 2009 2 Comments

Currently listening to: “The Score” – Sarah Slean First off, I LOVE SARAH SLEAN- that is all. No, I lie. that is not all. Is anyone here attending the UBC Student Leadership Conference? I will be in attendance, and will probably write an entry about that subsequently. There are several extremely interesting sessions on social […]

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#026: Rousseau, Tricot Machine, and other randoms

November 16th, 2008 Comments Off on #026: Rousseau, Tricot Machine, and other randoms

Currently listening to: “Pas fait en chocolat” – Tricot Machine So, the Rousseau essay for Arts One is still in progress. Five hundred-ish more words to go! Listening to delightful French ditties while drumming out paragraphs on inequality is quite entertaining but time-consuming. Ah well, at least the Discourse on Inequality was easy and enjoyable […]

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