Capsule review of The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Imagine If Catcher in the Rye was remade as a high school rom com, made by middle-aged Indie rock fans who developed a guilty, forbidden crush on Hermione Granger during the later Harry Potter movies. You’re pretty much there.
Planned Obsolescence I just put a new graphics card and some RAM in my old desktop. It’s a satisfying experience, being able to crack open a computer, seat new components, then start up your machine afresh – faster, better. It’s an experience we’re beginning to lose. As our computing becomes … Continue reading
Here’s a thought experiment for a snowy, Winter’s day. It’s not a riddle. I’m interested in the responses this might receive and the discussion it might generate. Here goes: Imagine that all your basic needs are taken care of for you. You have a comfortable, rent free, furnished home. There … Continue reading