BOOK REVIEW: Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet

Looks like it could be worth a look: For most of us, our relationship with spam began almost gently: those short, jokey email messages reaching out to us from distant lands, with an intriguing, almost whimsical character. But they quickly grew into more forceful entreaties to help, support, defend or Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW: Hollywood & Hitler 1933-1939

Looks interesting: Right up to, and even for a while after, the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939, the predominant attitude in Hollywood towards fascism was classic three-wise-monkeys strategy – pretend it’s not there and perhaps it’ll go away. Partly this was due to the belief that movie-going audiences Continue Reading →