In a desperate effort at procrastination, here's the latest in my continuing unpopular series of 'why-are-you-posting-this' blogs. (if you can't muster the energy to enjoy this, at least be grateful that I'm not publishing more short stories). Anyway, today we get to relive a Strictly Come Dancing Classic Moment, namely the Week 3 jive from Jay … Continue reading Jay McGuiness’s jive
Yes, I know, I should be working on a review of Steven Pinker's 500+ page epic Enlightenment Now. And I am. Really. However, I got a bit distracted. Significantly distracted, in fact. So much so that instead I present to you a countdown of my favourite 15 reality singing show performances. Sorry, I'm genuinely not sure … Continue reading 15 best reality singing show performances (The Voice, Idol, X-Factor, Got Talent)
Crickey, here's a paper to start your week with. A new paper, published today in Frontiers in Psychology, reports that the more psychotic-like experiences you have, the more receptive you are to bullshit. Apparently 'bullshit' is a technical term. You are probably going to want to know how science measures "bullshit receptivity". It turns out it is … Continue reading Is psychosis associated with being more receptive to bullshit?
The cause of the night is the Earth turning its back on the sun, but the reason for the night is Chopin. I like to think this is what the Starman is listening to.