This week, scene recommends the following:
‘Some Versions of pastoral’
William Empson’s 1935 classic exposes links between classes that are made possible by the use of pastoral in literature. Et in Arcadia ego.
This sexy, single London gentleman, often described as “something very particular,” is only around for this semester before he heads back to Albion. Grab him while you can.
Old Fezziwig Ale
It keeps you warm on these cold winter nights, and who doesn’t love a little Dicken’s brew?
In the words of Dr. Seuss: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Sticky fingers (1971)
Many times we’ve wondered what the title means. We wonder endlessly, yet scene revisits this seminal Stones LP with the dawn of every new day. A rich ambiguity.
The communal water heater
Proctor Silex makes a great product, and The scene Memorial Tea Kettle in CTH is for everyone’s use. Bring a bag, turn on, drop out.
This Marxist poet and critic is one of the intellectual left’s leading young voices. We recommend his poem “Hot White Andy” and his essay “Marx in Jargon.”
On 2 February 2010, this Los Angeles femme and mother hen won “first place in the golf tournament today.”
scene salutes you.
He is the tenderest of the Three Tenors.
It’s cheap. It tastes good. It can be hickory-smoked, turkey-flavored or spreadable.
The Eye of Sauron
Somewhere between fire vagina and psychedelic mood drawing, it sees into your soul.
They deliver groceries, like, to your door! You won’t have to bug your friends for their cars ever again.