Is much too chilly and inhospitable today in my neck of the woods to even think about venturing into the not-so-great outdoors. So, in lieu of going to church (snicker) or, more realistically, a greasy spoon for hangover mitigation, here are several worthy distractions that can be enjoyed from the comforts of home:
- put up a post the other day re: the ongoing Vietnamization of Afghanistan that is definitely worth a read, as is this article by Dahr Jamail on “tactical perception management“.
- Tangentially related, Rummy is back with an op-ed (read: infomercial) in today’s WaPo that shows he (stubbornly) still hearts institutional transformation and teh propaganda.
- Finally, check out The Century of the Self, Adam Curtis’ 4 part BBC4 documentary on the Freudian origins of public relations: