Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
Hi! Been a while since we’ve done this!
On the classic post-apocalyptic movie Threads. [via The New Yorker]
John Banville on Rilke. [via NYRB]
A visualisation of Zeus’s affairs. [via Visualisations]
“There aren’t any obvious candidates for the Nobel prize and the prize committee is in an unenviable situation.” On Steinbeck’s Nobel win. [via The Guardian]
The invented language of Ithkuil. [via The New Yorker]
Review of Burial’s new release, Truant/Rough Sleeper. [via Pitchfork]
Amour is still showing at Orchard Cineleisure for the next couple of days or so, if you want to catch it. [via YouTube]
Highlights on WKLC from the last three weeks or so include:
- My year in reading.
- My year in music.
- Enrique Vila-Matas.
- José Saramago.
- Béla Tarr.
- Talk Talk.
- Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan.
- The Crack Manifesto.