Life is a big carnival and we are but freaks.
Cultural Festival of the shopping mall
Global Carnival Theory: inventing techno-angels
Windows gives me the family nature never could
Douglas Coupland: Player One
Recorded live in Vancouver, Regina, Charlottetown, Ottawa and Toronto, Coupland's 2010 Massey Lectures entitled "Player One" is a real-time five-hour story set in an airport cocktail lounge during a global disaster. Five disparate people are trapped inside: Karen, a single mother waiting for her online date; Rich, the down-on-his-luck airport lounge bartender; Luke, a pastor on the run; Rachel, a beautiful young blonde incapable of true human contact; and finally a mysterious voice known only as "Player One." Slowly, each reveals the truth about her/himself while the world as s/he knows it comes to an end.
O.W.L. Of Wondrous Legends: "Midnight Carnival"
Of Wondrous Legends is a Chicago baroque psych classic recovered from the dustbins of history. To the f