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Saturday, June 17, 2023

Saturday links

Noam Chomsky. Creative Commons photo. 

Tyler Cowen interviews Noam Chomsky.

Music recommendation from Steve Pratt, who says, "Choice Timothy Leary sample plus Chopped up Amen breaks."

Review of Psychonauts: Drugs and the Making of the Modern Mind by Mike Jay. The reviewer, John Semley, says it is lively, insightful, and "a great history of the dreamers and dopers who charted the boundaries of the good ol' beyond within."

New R.U. Sirius song. Features AI voice of John Lennon. 

June 24 Blake Society event. 

"This is inspiring. I thought I'd gotten too big to troll like this and have idiots take it seriously because now I'm so famous, but he's even more so and he still does it."

More Yglesias on Trump. 


Oz Fritz said...

The R.U. Sirius link goes to a track by PFM, an Italian electronic group. I don't think it's the one you thought you linked to.

Cleveland Okie (Tom Jackson) said...

Fixed, I think.

Kansan 1225 said...

Tyler Cowen and Noam Chomsky. Can you imagine? One of the most irrelevant academics alive (an economist!) on conversation with a 9000 year old fossil stuck in the 80s and still prattling on about Central America and the United Fruit Company. Heidi Klum is far more interesting.