Friday, 18 February 2011

Your Cultural Homework

For a greater understanding of what it takes to be an intergalactic bounty hunter and megalomaniacal corvine despot, observe Psy-Crow: half deep-sea diver, half crow, whose rise from Vietnam vet to gym teacher to spookiest bird in the universe is an inspiration to millions.

For an opaque take on the First World War and English nationalism as seen through the eyes of an elfin milf queen, regardez vous
Let England Shake, the new full-length from PJ Harvey. Note the impertinence of a trumpet sample and words that maketh murder.

For a tapestry inspired by Sumatran batik fabrics that depicts the seven ages of man in ironical crossweaves, see Grayson Perry’s
The Walthamstow Tapestry. Observe the whimsical winks to those greedy bankers.

For an acid-tongued rant about the crushing futility of life during the Serb-Croat conflict and one of the most devotedly punishing narrators since Dostoevsky’s Underground Man, see Vedrana Rudan’s

For a lemon drizzle cake, see this lemon drizzle cake.



  1. I'm sure Nightly Weasel wrote a really good book too, but this one is translated from Croatian.