Also pelican before toucan are you fucking kidding me?!
@bronwyn Kea are soooo cool and should definitely become the mascot of all public transport bodies
oh my gooodddd I loved this book! I read it on a visa run to aruba while there was a hurricane nearby. Amazing. and then I wrote a slightly terrible list of things I hated about it, weird - http://herbert-font.blogspot.com/2008/01/riders-san-storms-plus-other-cliches.html
Don't want the bureau of alcohol, tabacco, firearms & explosives killing my high, no Waco
I should mention though that although I'm bemused by your conclusion, I agree completely with your reading of the book Daniel. The ending in particular = ugh
Nigel - exactly! Or, as we Australians would perhaps say, what the fucking fuck is your problem, mate? Our misanthropy is purely our own, not england's.
This essay is spectacular! Sex Offender Week should be every week. (oh, it already is isn't it...)
I fucking enjoyed the shit out of reading this essay!
here I was about to decry this as the usual undergrad shit-slinging of terms but then I get drunk and find this "Their entry into exploitation is voluntary in the sense that they can choose which capitalist to work for; but they must choose to work for some capitalist or starve. They cannot escape exploitation" Good times! Lets get paid