Babylon 5 – My Shoes Are Too Tight

The first season of the great television series Babylon 5 is undoubtedly the weakest one in the entire series (althought season 5 is a contender for that dubious title as well). But there are a few good moments. This is probably my favourite scene of the entire season.

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Something For The Touts, The Nuns, The Grocery Clerks, And You

A poem by Charles Bukowski.

Sometimes I get sick of poetry and my interest kind of drops off. And then I’m reminded of Charles Bukowski; the author of my favourite book of poetry.

I was reminded thusly just now, which inspired me to post this long poem and a reading of it by Bukowski himself set to a video composed of found footage and excerpts from the works of Arthur Lipsett and Gregory Markopoulos.

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Let’s play dictator bingo!

The way the wind is blowing for the autocratic regime leaders of the world, I thought it was high time to have some fun with their impending unemployment. So let’s play some dictator bingo (I use the word “dictator” loosely, any repressive regime leader will do). Click on each image for a larger version.


Inspired by the swedish version of this idea, created by Martin Ackerfors on his site here.