Tag Archives: Terence McKenna

Fakecrack Nation

Fakecrack Nation by Billee Sharp I’m not going to apologize for revisiting Facebook in my ruminations this time around. Why should I? Every week there are a slew of articles published  which touch on the social networking phenomenon, I read … Continue reading

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Groan of Drones

Groan of Drones In the early years of ethnology and anthropology scholars were fascinated by the predominance of universal cultural visions; the widespread motifs of the Goddess and the mother-son alliance. These were not particularly popular ideas with the scientists … Continue reading

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Occupy Spaceship Earth or… Downton Abbey?

Here we are, racing through the first quarter of 2012, a year heaving with portents, some good, some bad, some questionable and crazed. We’re seeing alignments of heavenly bodies  which haven’t occurred in donkeys’ years and the crumbly end of … Continue reading

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Writhing in Sleaze

Rupert Murdoch’s decision to close the 168 yr old News of the World seemed both shocking and appropriate: the sleaziest newspaper in Britain had finally out-sleazed itself with it’s illegal phone-tapping activities and bowed out of the lucrative Sunday trade … Continue reading

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Queen Eileen and the Twisted Knickers of Feminism

As soon as I read Susan Faludi’s essay American Electra: Feminism’s Ritual Matricide (Harpers Oct 2010) I felt a little uncomfortable bunching in my undergarments. Faludi tells a lamentable tale concerning the history of the feminist movement where every succeeding … Continue reading

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Loving the Cyborg and the Mushroom

Two things:  Terence Mckenna’s insistence on the human desire to “shed the monkey body”  always scared me and then paradoxically  the cybernetically enhanced Borg of  Star Trek always seemed rather sexy. Early one morning as I trawled fakecrack I found … Continue reading

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BILLEE SHARP

FAKECRACK, MICE, MATHBOOKS & MILLER by Billee Sharp Fakecrack. That’s my favorite nick-name for Facebook, although Wastebook, Facedrama and Hatebook also get  some play. I’m disparaging about Zuckerberg’s social network mostly because it killed Ravedrama, a harmless little blog that … Continue reading

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