I’m a Consumer: Time to Detox

Lent starts tomorrow.  Today is a day of pancakes (with cinnamon, sugar and lemon, natch).  And tomorrow is a day for giving things up and reflecting upon life, generally.   Its something I don’t always do – but I think there is a place for taking a break from certain bits of your life and […]

in which I want my plagiaristic cake and to be credited when others eat it

I really like this article by Kenneth Goldsmith on ‘Uncreative Writing‘  – it has some intriguing ideas (and it references Lethem’s ‘Ecstasy of Influence’ which is a favourite essay of mine).    It’s not all uncontentious, even if you’re me and you like meta and postmodernism, but it is worth thinking about.  I’m interested in […]