First, the development of the private, modern individual subject (that�s you and me) was linked to the elimination (oops) of public filth. A 1539 French royal edict commanded that subjects confine their shitting to bathrooms in their own homes, which today hardly seems too much to ask. This is Laporte�s point: we overlook how everyday behavior like shitting is as much political as it is biological.
According to the Creationists, the dinosaurs died out because Noah forgot to invite them onto the Ark.
Will we ever get to see Nine Songs? The director and presumptive distributer have had a falling out that could lead to major court cases.
A serving US intelligence officer is the latest person to loudly criticise Bush & Co’s faux War on Terror. He even predicts that, because they’re so good for Al Quaeda, any attacks in the run up to the election will be designed to keep the Chimp in power.