Link blog: funny, parody, lrb, privatisation

H.P. Lovecraft Writes Descriptions for the Sample Clips on Brazzers
“She reveals her body, plastic with fat, bulging in unwholesome ways like Willendorf’s Venus with painted face. What brood or species produces such a creature? What transpires next left me shattered, my mind recoiling from what I had seen, the nauseating sound of rippling tissue still echoing in my ears. Trust that I dare not relate to you the horror that to this day fills my veins with ice.”
(tags: porn pornography lovecraft horror parody funny)
James Meek · How We Happened to Sell Off Our Electricity · LRB 13 September 2012
A fascinating account of electricity privatisation in the UK.
(tags: electricity politics privatisation thatcher lrb)
The Sons of Martha — The Call of Poetry
Kipling’s classic about Real Engineers: “They do not preach that their God will rouse them a little before the nuts work loose.They do not preach that His Pity allows them to drop their job when they damn-well choose. “
(tags: poem kipling engineering)
‘The Shipping Forecast’ Read by Brian Perkins – YouTube
Funny shipping forecast, via Desmond Carrington.
(tags: shipping parody forecast funny radio radio 4)

One thought on “Link blog: funny, parody, lrb, privatisation”

  1. > If the power of EDF in Britain is an embarrassment to neoliberals…

    It isn’t, as far as I know. I didn’t get much further. It all seemed a bit silly. Or was that one a parody too?

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