Science Fiction and Borders

Narratives are the border. Nevertheless, as we talk about stories in my college classroom, I find that references to mainstays such as Star Trek and Star Wars are more difficult to sustain. Not because these items are old or out of date, but because the people with whom I speak have such diverse habits and because time keeps passing…. In a sense, students in a classroom still consider Science Fiction…

Recording Industry's Missteps

People listen to the average CD many more times than they watch a DVD. Yet CDs are languishing in stores and DVDs are flying off the shelves. How to see this other than sheer music industry incompetence? –Michael Booth –Recording Industry’s Missteps (Denver Post)

PCs call Liberal leader a ''kitten eater''

”Dalton McGuinty: He’s an evil reptilian kitten-eater from another planet,” said a release from Eves’s campaign headquarters, e-mailed to news organizations across the province on Friday morning in the latest, and oddest, Tory attack on the Liberal leader…. ”I think someone either had way too much coffee this morning or had way too much time,” Eves said in a hastily arranged media availability on the campaign trail. –PCs call Liberal…