Monthly Archives: October 2018

Listening to Scriptnotes 373 – Austin Live Show 2018

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BBC Newsnight: Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee makes her feelings about George Osborne clear

Not even a savaging from Polly Toynbee can wipe the smug grin off Gideon “George” Osborne’s face. His cogent rebuttal to this savaging, “I disagree with all that”. That is not an argument refuting the charges put to him. That is the reply of the playground bully, “I’m right, you’re wrong, now shut up”.

Now This: Bitcoin mining alone could cause catastrophic climate change

This Bitcoin fact is a true reflection of the society we live in. Even something that does not physically exists produces CO2 at the rate of a continent. To produce you must consume.

TED Talks: Rachel Wurzman: How isolation fuels opioid addiction

Listening to You Must Remember This 134: Ann Dvorak (The Seduced, Episode 3)

The Guardian: Damian Carrington: Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970

A sobering and depressing read that will be met with a choir of people sticking their fingers in their ears and chanting a chorus of “La, La, La, La, La, La, La, I can’t hear you.”

Six word stories #30

Al Jazeera English: Meet Cibo, the Italian street artist using paintings of treats, fruits and vegetables to fight neo-fascism

Listening to MIMS Show #216 “Tribute To Masters At Work Pt. 5” Hosted by The RawSoul

The Independent: Sirena Bergman: Everything people told you about plastic is wrong

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