Monthly Archives: August 2015

Flirtation Scrapbook

/ Chat / I have more than one talent. One I’ve become extra fond of, proud of, as I’ve aged to be coming up on eighty is the inventiveness of my flirting. I love to flirt, and I love to … Continue reading

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Hyper-Reading

/ Literature / Hyper-reading 2015 08 28 Yesterday I mentioned Pamela Stephenson in my Movie Scrapbook. The context was Mel Brooks’ casting stunning blonds in his History of the World (1981): Miss Florida found him; he (and studio) found Pamela … Continue reading

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Per Bak Reading Notes

/ Reading Notes / Per Bak, How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality 2015 05 19 Crystals and gases and orbiting planets are not complex, but landscapes are. History is unpredictable, but not unexplainable. Self-organized criticality is a new … Continue reading

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Wolf, Tom

/ Reading Notes / Tom Wolfe Own Yo Ass 2015 06 25 I love Tom Wolfe. I’ve loved him since reading my first sentence of The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test in 1970. I then read all of his journalism, … Continue reading

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Jared Diamond’s Kleptocracy

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / NoHier / Kleptocracy / @ K. 1999 Lawrence of Arabia: How come Britain is so powerful? That’s what Col. Harry Brighton is asking in Prince Feisal’s … Continue reading

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Daily Refreshment of Crime

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / NoHier / Kleptocracy / @ K. 2008 06 04 Old Kleptocracy versus New Old Crimes versus Fresh Blood My landlord says that “This country was founded … Continue reading

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Crime as Fuzz

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / NoHier / Kleptocracy / @K c. early 2000s I launch this module with time to do only two brief things: First I quote Michael Crichton: … … Continue reading

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