Summa comes from latin, means “the whole” and it is meant to be my weekly note-keeping diary of songs, films, books, articles, tweets and the kitchen sink of all I have come across that made it past my attention threshold over the past week. I am shamelessly copying the idea from the excellent “Friday Random ” of the extraordinary gentleman of Good-Math-Bad-Math Mark Chu-Carroll. I hope he does mind 😉
1. Daniele Sepe: I have reaffirmed how much I like the crazy ethnic jazz variations of .
2. Watched the Brasilian film “Elite Squad” and I liked it. Think of a SWAT team action movie but with more flair. The starting song “Rap das Arma”, a brasilian gangsta rap about guns and the favela, is also very nice, in samba style!
3. Finished reading “The Post-American World” by Fareed Zakaria. Nice, easy read on geopolitics.
4. I was mesmerized by the cover of “Venus in furs” in a live of Mandrugada. Strike, dear mistress, and cure his heart…
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- Πρόσφυγες, παλιά και πάλι ift.tt/2wXFDcx https://t.co/cuspCQp8dm 22 hours ago
- @ErwanLeCorre your choice to retract that anti-Semitic nonsense linking antifa with Jew-hating neo-nazis 2 days ago
- @ErwanLeCorre wrong on all counts, do some reading on what antifa is first en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antifasch… 2 days ago
- The latest The Maurice Politis Weekly! paper.li/mgpolitis?edit… #charlottesville 4 days ago
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- RT @MuslimIQ: THIS IS AMAZING! 1943: US War Dept released this video to tell Americans not to fall for fascists. #Charlottesville https://… 4 days ago
- @BrankoMilan Also many semi literate neocons think Orwell was their brethren 1 week ago
- RT @BrankoMilan: Because of a very strong propaganda v. few people know how much better (as a work of art) is Orwell's "Homage to Catalonia… 1 week ago
- RT @theintercept: Footage clearly shows Greek police chasing down asylum seekers and beating them, including some who were handcuffed. http… 1 week ago
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- The latest The Maurice Politis Weekly! paper.li/mgpolitis?edit… #fintech 1 week ago
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- The latest The Maurice Politis Weekly! paper.li/mgpolitis?edit… #comeygate #fintech 1 week ago
- RT @iaaforg: Newly crowned #IAAFworlds champ @KatStefanidi - "I've been ready for it all season; my coach is a genius!" https://t.co/4fy3BI… 1 week ago