Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday links


John Higgs (from the latest newsletter)

Latest newsletter from author John Higgs. More news on the new book.

Sometimes the extreme position is the right one. 

Orson Welles and "War of the Worlds" -- the myth of mass panic.

"Could ‘Oumuamua be debris from a technological civilization, a discarded lightsail?"

Why I'm a libertarian, by Reason staffers. Includes Jesse Walker, who isn't really into either guns OR dope. "Some sort of libertarian" probably describes me as well.


1 comment:

Branka Tesla said...

Speaking of Orson Welles - his unfinished film "The Other Side of the Wind" premieres on Netflix this Friday, 2 Nov; and in a few theaters in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and a few other selected cities.  

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2018/10/31/orson-welles-netflix-finally-releases-his-fascinating-unfinished-film/1814549002/

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/movies-tv/a-new-orson-welles-film-is-finally-released-and-its-ok

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-front-row/the-other-side-of-the-wind-reviewed-a-belated-orson-welles-masterpiece