Mmm, a “theory” blog

First things first. The party last night was awesome. Good conversation and good music. There’s a raging debate in the “comments” section of Michael Berube’s Blog about Tom Frank’s new book. I even dropped a line there. It’s turned in to the standard debate about the populism of cultural studies (and left treatments of popular […]

ticonderoga

Awesome band, just stumbled across them. http://www.ticonderobics.com/ticonderoga.htm. Lots of free mp3s. I’m particularly taken with “Mo” at the moment. Finally hooked up a record player given to us by a friend. It works! Vinyl is back in effect. It’s 80s night here, featuring Love and Rockets and the Cure. Other news: I’m not so sure […]

Fall has begun

and football season is upon us again. (NB: when I say “football” I mean the version with the helmets where they use their hands. And usually with 100 yard fields and 11 players, though Carrie and I are exploring the possibility of a relationship with the CFL). So, we’re watching the games yesterday and the […]

Finally!

The blog begins. I’ve been waiting to do this because I’ve been so busy with other things. Startup at any school is a pain in the butt, and McGill has its (ahem) own “unique bureaucratic conditions.” That aside, I’m in love with the school, the town, and my new life. Let me start by apologizing […]