As digital media are “updated” to reflect the social tropes of our age, it’s time to collect hard copies of books, films and music. And keep a VHS/DVD player safe. One day we might find these originals to be vital in our war against the global cabal, the Deep State and its puppets in politics. As well as the classics and political tomes, remember to include books on traditional skills, medicines and remedies.
Again I say – obtain hard copy books, music and movies and keep them safe. Obtain players for film, vhs and dvds and screens that play them. Streaming is hostage to fortune.— Neil Oliver (@thecoastguy) May 5, 2023
Amazon is “updating” books on Kindle, Netflix is “cleaning” old movies and publishers are being forced to “rewrite” books from authors who used words we don’t permit any more. In addition, a problem with digital storage is you don’t own it. It’s merely a licence that can be pulled at any time. Moreover, if the company where your purchases are stored goes under, you have a problem. Remember, several digital platforms have already failed.
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RUDE— Hanif Kureishi (@Hanifkureishi) May 21, 2023
I had the good fortune earlier this week to be visited here in Rome by an ex-student who was brought up in Nigeria and has been working on a novel set there. I’ve only read the beginning of the book and have been unable to read more. (At the moment I can’t read much because…