Or “Let Me Google that For Me”

There are various pages like this I have started and not kept up,and I won’t keep this one up indefinitely. Whatevs, as the young people used to say. Things I noted down to google, and did, latest first. Why are you reading this? Life is too short, yolo etc

DateThing to googleSourceWhat it is
7/8/2022Derrick BellGuardian articleRead the 1992 short story “The Space Traders” – omfg!
6/8/22The Second Mrs TanquerayBelloc’s matilda!The Second Mrs. Tanqueray is a problem play by Arthur Wing Pinero. It utilises the “Woman with a past” plot, popular in nineteenth century melodrama. The play was first produced in 1893 by the actor-manager George Alexander and despite causing some shock to his audiences by its scandalous subject it was a box-office success, and was revived in London and New York in many productions during the 20th century.
6/8/22Yeats – revolution beggar on horseback whipping beggar on foot, then they swap places but the whipping continuesFintan O’Toole Heroic FailureThe Great Day
HURRAH for revolution and more cannon-shot!
A beggar upon horseback lashes a beggar on foot.
Hurrah for revolution and cannon come again!
The beggars have changed places, but the lash goes on.

(The parting on the left, is now a parting on the right…)
6/8/22Snyder “Sado-populism”Fintan O’Toole Heroic Failurehttps://mainlymacro.blogspot.com/2021/08/sado-populism.html
6/8/22Jonathan Swift “Celia shits”Fintan O’Toole Heroic FailurePoem – The lady’s dressing room
6/8/22Hilaire Belloc – MatildaFintan O’Toole Heroic FailureGirl who cried wolf…

6/8/22Boris Johnson at Treasury Select Committee in 2018 – kitten bouncing into a combine harvesterFintan O’Toole Heroic Failure
6/8/22Sherard OsbornFintan O’Toole Heroic Failurehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherard_Osborn
Holy shit, that makes Hornblower look like a layabout/coward

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