Ok, enough with being positive and life-affirming: it’s back to ranting. A short post today, but this is something I’ve wanted to get off my chest a while. In association with I-don’t-remember-what (it’s extraordinary the tangents that structure my academic/social/procrastinatory lives), I was recently introduced to the website ‘unilad’. I’m not going to link to […]

‘Yid Army’

After a month or so away from blogging, this is the first in a couple of posts with a vaguely sporting theme. Don’t worry, though: they’re not really about sport. I know how some people hate that. (For those who don’t, have a look at beyondcowcorner.blogspot.com. But be aware that it hasn’t been updated in […]

Tinseltown Racism?

We saw the latest X-Men film last night. Now is neither the time nor place for me to comment on the quality of what we saw; one thing I do want to talk about, though — and the motivation behind setting up this blog — was the film’s peculiarly reductive view of race. And it […]