Start of a new year, the first of the tenties. That may be incorrect but let’s face it, nobody cares.
In Ireland, temperatures dropped, snow fell and great big chunks of the country broke. On January 1st the new anti-blasphemy law came into effect. Atheist Ireland published a list of 25 blasphemous statements on their website, risking a 25,000 Euro fine. Michael Nugent, chair of Atheist Ireland described the law as “both silly and dangerous” in the Guardian. Neil Gaiman described the law as “Great stupidy stupidness” on Twitter.
I rediscovered Forever Changes by Love which I hadn’t heard in a long time, see below for related images and tunes …
The week in stuff
Top 10 album covers of 2009 (All Songs Considered, NPR.org)