Here are the Blogs in the Hugh Fitzgerald category.
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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Tiger Woods has just announced that he has decided to take a break from golf. Just the way Hegel always prophesied (in the words of stately,  plump, transumptive Harold Bloom), any future will be transcended automatically by a more future future. This future future has come and devastatingly ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 7:52 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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  Take a long look, at all the various parts of the Official Website of Hamid Dabashi, as written and carefully updated and maintained by Hamid Dabashi. That Official Website of Hamid Dabashi can be found right here. Now,  please read the articel on Azar Nafisi by Hamid Dabashi, that appeared ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 6:53 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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From Wikipedia, the impenetrable prose of "postcolonial-discourse" Hamid Dabashi:  Among the distinctive aspects of Dabashi’s thinking are a philosophical preoccupation with geopolitics and the transaesthetics of emerging art forms that correspond to it. Dabashi’s principle ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 6:32 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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For years Hamid Dabashi has been known to some in the Iranian emigration as "Hamid the Arab" for his hero-worship of Edward Said, his work as a promoter of the "Palestinian" cause -- i.e., the Jihad against Israel -- and for the sympathy he has  displayed, not least in ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 6:19 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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From Harry's Place:  Is a senior Home Office ‘Prevent’ employee an Islamist? Your View, November 26th 2009 This is a guest post by a Concerned Whistleblower Asim Hafeez, the head of the ‘Prevent Interventions Unit’ at the Office of Security and Counter-Terrorism, has ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 4:50 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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Friday, 11 December 2009
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I just finished reading an excellent article on Christians, and Christian worship, in Yemen, by David Pinault in the Catholic weekly magazine "America." Save for the first paragraph, it is unavailable on-line. Here's that first paragraph: Hidden Prayer in Yemen Islam and the problem of religious ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2009 1:08 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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Maliki delays meeting with Gates Parliament seeks answers on bombings By Elisabeth Bumiller and Marc Santora, New York Times  |  December 11, 2009 BAGHDAD, Iraq - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrived yesterday for talks with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, but the prime minister said ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 11:44 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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Watch, and listen, here....Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 11:25 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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Receive the unseemly message  here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 11:07 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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See stern Albrecht immortalizing himself here....Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 11:04 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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For Paul Eluard, Nusch, and friends (Man Ray, Roland Penrose, et al.) picnicking on the grass, see here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 11:00 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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Listen here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 11:34 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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I knew that somewhere in Obama's Nobel Prize speech, a certain word would appear, up close and personal.  That word is: "Humility." And when Obama, "with great humility," humility of the easiest because purely rhetorical kind, acknowledged receipt of the prize I, listening ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 8:24 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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Tiger Woods surely wants desperately right now to play golf. Devoutly would he wish that there were a golf tournament -- no, a dozen tournaments -- that he could be playing in, playing in non-stop and seriatim, or even simultaneously --  at this point it hardly matters. He just wants to be out ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 2:48 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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In the original version of this song, the one Jeanette Macdonald first made famous in Ernst Lubitsch's "Monte Carlo" (in which she played opposite Jack Buchanan), in 1930, the lyrics are: "Beyond the blue horizon/Lies the rising sun."  But when she sang this song, in ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 2:35 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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Look here. This statue is so wonderfully un-Islamic that it would be churlish to complain. Let Indonesia, "the most populous Muslim nation in the world" blah blah, put up all the statues it wants of anyone it wants: Obama, Tiger Woods, Dr. Seuss, Ernie and Bert. . Let the dour ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 1:57 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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After the billions and billions -- so much of it disappearing when Arafat died, and more having gone to Mahmoud Abbas, Mohammed Dahlan, Saeb Erekat and all the other Fatah warlords and their children living in the West -- already sent by Infidel lands, the demands for more and still more continue, to ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 1:42 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 10 December 2009
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  Read the pdf file here:...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2009 1:37 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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