Politics and its Discontents: On FIPA, Justin Trudeau, and Chauncey Gardner

Last night while checking my Twitter feed, I noticed several people expressing their deep disappointment over the fact that Justin Trudeau led his Liberal Party to vote with the Harper regime against an NDP motion to inform China that it will not ratify the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA). While much has ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Goon Show: Tales of Men’s Shirts

Before Monty Python, there was The Goon Show. I love the way that when Spike Milligan does anything, he breaks the rest of the Goons up. This is their penultimate radio performance, which also happened to be televised, and is, … Continue reading →