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Grazing Sheep, Rutting Tortoises and Academic Books May 5, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Actualite
Grazing Sheep, Rutting Tortoises and Academic Books

Beach is presently reading an academic book that cost 105 dollars. There are 384 pages in said book, which means that purchasers will be expected to pay a little over 50 cents for each leaf of paper (front and back). Strangely, Beach is not bitter about the reading experience because (i) the book is a […]

The Decline of the Public Domain January 30, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Actualite
The Decline of the Public Domain

Beachcombing, like many aging ideologues, can no longer bring himself to care about things that used to give his teenage self heartburn. But, there are a few exceptions – identity cards, Brussels delenda est, reptile road-crossing tunnels… – that buzz him into life. Not least among these and particularly associated in his mind with this […]