Archive for August, 2008

Interrogation Commodified

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

This item is seriously fucked up. I don’t know if it’s good or bad that it’s no longer available. They’re probably waiting for the new edition with the Gitmo revisions. In case it memory holes: Update: It’s back in stock…

Cynical

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

What has happened to the meaning of cynical? I’ve always understood it to mean that someone distrusts the apparently pure motives of others. And the definitions I can find agree. But lately, more and more, I’ve seen it used to describe people who truly operate under those motives that real cynics ascribe to them. That’s [...]