Philip K. Dick Meets the Rappers, Downtown
The past may be a far country, but we still live in it
Getting by, with help from your friends
Where abouts is the nowhere man?
The economics of rhythm and melody…..
Feline fantasies of fame fortune and bloody vengence
Attempting to dream, amid gunfire
From a past life as a Muppet
California’s prison inmates go on hunger strike for better conditions
An extraordinary tale of marine vicissitude
BART starts a free speech firestorm
Inspection is my life
California’s latest attempt to escape from its low tax / no revenue straightjacket
The art of spying, dying and versifying
Outrage at Sarah Palin is gasoline to a forest fire….
Like 1001 nights in the Caliphate of Key…
In which our correspondent shares a multimedia experience of Charleston, South Carolina
On and off the field
Is the media rising up from its much heralded grave?
Should the e-commerce giants be made to collect and pay far more taxes on what they sell ?
Rapture no-show deals serious blow to Labour’s election plans
Christchurch, and the politics of subsistence
With 90 day trials, the government has broken its decades-long bargain with workers
An interview with Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs
Politics is child’s play
Celebrating the author of Archer’s Goon, Howl’s Moving Castle etc.
Film violence against women, via the ‘dimestore’ novelist Jim Thompson
The Lunacy of Earthquake Satire
Earthquakes, insurance and building codes – home, and away
Is he a natural clown or the nation’s greatest conceptual artist?