Bits and pieces

Short Reviews:

'I see a Darkness' by Bonnie "Prince" Billy and 'Mule Variations' by Tom Waits - from Popmatters, 'The Edge of Change: The Albums of 1999', June 22-23, 2009.

Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats - Umbrella Entertainment DVD review, from memorable tv.

Contributions and Quotations (aka things I found while Googling myself):

Our Universities Get High Score in International Wage Test - by Luke Slattery and Andrew Trounson, The Australian, November 14, 2008.
In which I manage to talk about casual-academic working conditions without referencing even one TV show or comic book. (BONUS: hideous 'harry high-pants' photo in print version)