Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

poetic spam, spam-poetry

Shoot, when I did my “research” before putting up poeticspam.com I didn’t find any sites dedicated to the poetry of spam. Or at least, I didn’t think I did. I just came across spam-poetry.com … which appears to have been at it since 2003 (!). And now I find spampoetry.org AND poemsmadefromspam.blogspot.com/ AND spam poems […]

police provocateurs

I’ve got a lot of activist friends who tell me that when peaceful protests get violent, it’s usually undercover cops *pretending* to be protesters who start throwing the rocks at the cops – which gives the cops just the excuse to come in with batons and break up the protest with teargas and violence and […]