What are you reading right now? Page 9

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Chappers

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 12:33am
  • Surreyish., England
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Quote: zooo @ May 8 2008, 8:30 PM BST

Aw.
I can't see his name without thinking of that Bros song.


:O :O :O

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zooo

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 12:39am
  • United Kingdom
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Yup!
Deal with that.
Bros were awesome. :)

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Chappers

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 12:49am
  • Surreyish., England
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What Bros song?

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Curt

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 12:54am [Edited]
  • Ottawa, Canada
  • 6,604 posts

I did a video last year about the public sphere and the internet using Karl Marx as my narrator. Got an A+ for the project. Here it is. That's me doing a bad German accent. I tried to make thick communication theory as humorous as I could. Rather impossible I think.

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Charley

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 12:56am
  • HERTS, England
  • 6,839 posts

Laughing out loud

Very Good Curt!

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jacparov

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 2:15am
  • Southport, England
  • 1,446 posts

I'm reading Kafka's Dick. Funny stuff.

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SlagA

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 2:29am
  • Blackwood, Wales
  • 5,335 posts

Kershaw's biography on Hitler. And trawling the Internet for Nazi imagery, especially Nurmeburg.

It is depressing, enlightening, and a little scary. The control of image and also the stage-managed divergence of presented image from the reality and the fanatical acceptance by a secular, Western, technically advanced nation's general public, despite the glaring problems, echoes 1984's Double Think. The next wannabe Hitler will have an even-greater image machine backing him and can only learn from the mistakes of his predeccesor.

Anyway, it's hard but rewarding in many ways.

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sootyj

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 12:47pm
  • England
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I really hope that book wasn't by big haired Radio 1 DJ Andy Kershaw.

Hitler was the Kajagoogoo of his day.

That said the image stuff, well that's happened. GWB, JFK, Putin (and his dodgy puppet), BJ? and frankly Barrack Obama, can any one nail a single solid policy of his. It's all about manufactured consent these days. The reason no ones being murdered on mass, is there's no economic need for it. That said the world bank, is probably one of the most efficent spreaders of death.

Oh and I'm reading the Bill Bryson Shakespeare book which is taking along time, as I keep googling bits.

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sootyj

  • Friday 9th May 2008, 2:03pm
  • England
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Interesting it's the only book he wrote I didnt like, I loved his travle stuff (and he has us pretty well skewered in Notes from a small island).

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Scatterbrained Floozy

  • Tuesday 10th June 2008, 2:29pm
  • England
  • 23,630 posts

Dracula! I'm only two chapters in, but I'm already scared. Last night, Jonothan Harker had just cut himself shaving and I screamed, waking up the whole house. :$

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Aaron

  • Tuesday 10th June 2008, 2:32pm
  • Royal Berkshire, England
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Hahaha, oh deary deary me.

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zooo

  • Tuesday 10th June 2008, 2:36pm
  • United Kingdom
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You screamed. Reading a book.

You are very highly strung, young lady!

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Aaron

  • Tuesday 10th June 2008, 2:37pm
  • Royal Berkshire, England
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:D