I am writer and broadcaster with a particular interest in the arts, popular culture and technology.
This is my first blog and is an expression of opinion.
Please feel free to make comments and be as frank as you like.
- Marina Abramović made me cry. Over nothing.
- Soylent Beige – First prize: a week’s supply. Second prize: two week’s supply.
- Soylent Beige – If you tolerate this, your Happy Meal will be next
- The education system has failed us – private education, that is.
- Let the games begone – lies, damned lies and legacy
- Do you want fries with that?
- Shaving Slices of Salami from a Smurf
- Not In Your Backyard (if I can help it)
- The Customer Is Always Right – Suits You, Sir!
- Pay no attention to that curator behind the curtain!
Tag Archives: Edward Ellison
My ongoing response to the Great British Art Debate. I apologize that these are getting longer. In fact, so long that I have had to split this one into two parts… Should the public have a say in what goes … Continue reading
To give my regular readers a rest from the cul-de-sac that is art criticism, here is a little discussion of the moral and ethical issues around the censorship of sex. You may or may not be relieved to know that … Continue reading
My ongoing response to the Great British Art Debate http://greatbritishartdebate.tate.org.uk/ Is art too popular? The BBC’s recent “School of Saatchi” TV series is a new milestone in the downward spiral of trash, with the added bonus of it trying to … Continue reading
I cannot resist the temptation to respond the the questions that have been suggested to us by the imminent “Great British Art Debate”. I understand my slavery but am complicit in being lured onto a road-that-leads-nowhere. Here is an introduction … Continue reading
or Who wants to live forever? Over my dead body! How fortunate we are to live in such interesting times, although never imagined by even the greatest of creative minds. There have been many great writers of speculative fiction, often … Continue reading
Or – The first forty years in the wilderness are the hardest. The pints of tea are on me. I recently spent four days in London at leisure, and decided to dedicate this rare opportunity to seeing some of … Continue reading
The End of Culture and the Last Five Girls “If you are shorter than five feet ten, older than eighteen years and and weigh more than eight stone, you can go home now! The remaining five, follow me!” … Continue reading
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