June 16th, 2011


Word cloud from the #canucksriot hashtag archive I just made.

Cops are telling people out to Twitpic stuff they see. Someone I know in Vancouver just tweeted “All the rioters with beards will shave tomorrow”. It’s panopticon at the silliest possible level. Every on the ground picture I see is a bunch of canadians standing around with cell phones, taking pictures.

Reblogged from for keeps
June 8th, 2011

Speaking of the NHL…

At AlterNet, I weigh the truly terrifying implications of Uptown Sports, or a similarly pesky agency at the other end of the political spectrum.