Björk on television … on television

Comrade Kevin tracked down this eccentric vid of the world’s most famous Icelander, Björk Guðmundsdóttir, meditating publicly about her television. Having labored over Icelandic literature for a semester in college, I had to smile at Björk’s earnest warning not to listen to lying Icelandic poets. Advertisements

My dumb generation

Neil Howe, writing in the Sunday Washington Post, makes the case that my 40-something generation is in no position to criticize the intellectual attainments of today’s youth; in fact, we qualify as the “dumbest generation” currently on offer. (Thanks to Mike O’Connor for mentioning the article.) Howe shows how the generation born in the years […]