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A dedication to aesthetics as practised by The Who and The Rolling Stones.

Pete Townshend stole his trademark arm swing from Keith Richards. And Andrew Oldham cut the Rolling Stones from six members to five, not for an musical reasons, but to improve their aesthetic and their memorability. Here are three extraordinary passages from an extraordinary book; Stoned by Andrew Loog Oldham. Firstly …

Brain surfee (why you should buy a copy of Brain Surfing).

There is an implicit disclosure in the title of this post. Here is the explicit version: I am the subject of Chapter 5 of Heather LeFevre‘s book called Brain Surfing. I have a small reputational (not financial) vested interest in this book doing well. But there are much more important, …

How To Live Safely In A Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu. Book review.

Time travel ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. This realisation came as a bit of a shock to a lifelong Dr Who fan, particularly the latest Matt Smith iteration. Time travel ain’t all it’s cracked up to be if you work in the time travel industry and fix time …