The inestimable John Tucker has a fine recap of his recent appearance at Cheltenham’s comic convention True Believers. Includes the phrase ‘Pregnant Waluigi’.
To add to my ongoing Russian books theme, I’m reading Yevgeny Zamyatin’s 1921 dystopian novel We and it sure is a lot easier going after a glass or two of wine. 📚
The Great British Empire Debate by Kenan Malik in the NY Review of Books is terrific. It covers academic freedom, the horrors of colonialism and the imperial nostalgia within many supporters of Brexit.