Una Mullally

Society, life and culture on the edge

Monday Morning Digest

Tunes, nerdy articles, and PRISM make up today’s digest.

Mon, Jun 10, 2013, 12:09


Racist B&B, a new sketch by Tara Flynn prompted by her husband being racially abused at a B&B in Kinsale.
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The attacks on Edward Snowden’s character have begun in earnest. Thanks CNN for including this stupid remark from a random Hawaiian resident in a vox pop by one of your affiliates as a main headline on Snowden! Come on, guys, seriously.

Dublin Pride needs to spellcheck its website and perhaps not suggest that visitors to Dublin stay in hotels in Westport.

?uestlove’s youth in 27 records.

Patrick Freyne talks to Sky’s Head of Comedy, Lucy Lumsden.

Why does our perception of time change from season to season? Claudia Hammond might have the answer. Interesting stuff.

Meet Facebook’s three key coders.

The Sunday Business Post lives to fight another day. What a relief for the staff and freelances at the Biz Post, and for diversity in Irish journalism in general that the paper has been saved. Long may it prosper.

Crowdfunding moves into schooling.

Listen to Austra’s new record ‘Olympia’ over on Nialler9. I’m really into this album, lots of hidden depths that reveal themselves on repeated listens.