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
|Date||Thing to google||Source||What it is|
|7/8/2022||Derrick Bell||Guardian article||Read the 1992 short story “The Space Traders” – omfg!|
|6/8/22||The Second Mrs Tanqueray||Belloc’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.|
|6/8/22||Yeats – revolution beggar on horseback whipping beggar on foot, then they swap places but the whipping continues||Fintan O’Toole Heroic Failure||The 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…)
|6/8/22||Snyder “Sado-populism”||Fintan O’Toole Heroic Failure||https://mainlymacro.blogspot.com/2021/08/sado-populism.html|
|6/8/22||Jonathan Swift “Celia shits”||Fintan O’Toole Heroic Failure||Poem – The lady’s dressing room|
|6/8/22||Hilaire Belloc – Matilda||Fintan O’Toole Heroic Failure||Girl who cried wolf…|
|6/8/22||Boris Johnson at Treasury Select Committee in 2018 – kitten bouncing into a combine harvester||Fintan O’Toole Heroic Failure|
|6/8/22||Sherard Osborn||Fintan O’Toole Heroic Failure||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherard_Osborn|
Holy shit, that makes Hornblower look like a layabout/coward