From Under the Rubble, Ep. 6, 09/28/15

TOPICS AND LINKS

1. Architecture: Threat or Menace?
2. My Favorite Movies – Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
3. Rape Rape Everywhere
4. Quick Hits
•    Sublime Headlines at the Daily Mail
•    A Matter of Scale – In Business for 500 Years
•    Facebook Bullying – Now Fully Adjudicated
•    Honorable Mensch-ens – Louise Mensch Tweets and Trips
•    Azealia Banks Goes Ballistic
•    Grieving Public Relations – The Aurora Bus Crash
5. Blue Jays Update – The Long Ball

Here are some links for the stories we discuss:

ARCHITECTURE: THREAT OR MENACE?
Jame Howard Kunstler, Ted Lecture: The ghastly tragedy of the suburbs

Wikipedia: Arthur Erickson

John Matthew Barlow, March 11, 2010: Modernist Architectural Behemothology

The Guardian, Sept. 2, 2015: Carbuncle Cup: Walkie Talkie wins prize for worst building of the year

The Independent, Feb. 3, 2015: Carbuncle Awards: Aberdeen named Scotland’s most dismal place

Urban Realm: Plook on the Plinth Award–Nominations for the most dismal town in Scotland

Metro News, May 3, 2015: Ontario architects say emphasis on cost leads to bad design

Edmonton Journal, Sept. 22, 2015: Coming to Edmonton’s Whyte Avenue: Rentals, retail, restaurant, office space all in one

MY FAVORITE MOVIES: MISHIMA: A LIFE IN FOUR CHAPTERS
Amazon.com: Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (The Criterion Collection) DVD $22.49 USD

Amazon.ca: Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters DVD $39.17 CDN

RAPE RAPE EVERYWHERE
Forbes, Sept. 25, 2015: What’s Next in Patrick Kane Sexual Assault Case After Hoax Revealed

Globe and Mail, Sept. 26, 2015: ‘Elaborate hoax’ adds to bizarre nature of Kane case

Stephen Hume in Vancouver Sun, Mar. 15, 2015: If any country has an anti-woman culture, it’s Canada–It’s not the veil: Statistics indicate 5.6 million sexual assaults on Canadian women since 2001

Canadian Press via Yahoo, Sept. 25, 2015: B.C. politicians assaulted decades earlier demand end of rape culture

Info Wars, Sept. 13, 2015: Top Feminist Says Put All Men in Concentration Camps

Rolling Stone, April 5, 2015: Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report

Cathy Young in Minding the Campus, June 4, 2015: Did ‘Mattress Girl’ Tell the Truth? Not Very Likely

A Voice for Male Students: 10 Reasons False Rape Accusations are Common

QUICK HITS
• SUBLIME HEADLINES AT THE DAILY MAIL
Daily Mail, Sept. 25, 2015: London Zoo meerkat handler glassed her monkey expert love rival colleague in the face in a row over her hunky llama keeper

• A MATTER OF SCALE – IN BUSINESS FOR 500 YEARS
Yahoo News, Sept. 22, 2015: Britain’s Oldest Family Business Is Still Going Strong – After 500 Years And 26 Generations

• FACEBOOK BULLYING – NOW FULLY ADJUDICATED
Daily Mail, Sept. 25, 2015: How ‘unfriending’ someone on Facebook is now workplace bullying: Fair Work Commission rules social media snub was ‘unreasonable and emotionally immature’

• HONORABLE MENSCH-ENS: LOUISE MENSCH TWEETS AND TRIPS
The Spectator, Aug. 22, 2015: Louise Mensch adds yet another Twitter gaffe to her list

• AZEALIA BANKS GOES BALLISTIC
Daily Mail, Sept. 25, 2015: ‘You’ll bleed to death’: Azealia Banks claims she wants to ‘pepper spray a gay man’ in a disturbing homophobic rant… days after branding flight attendant a ‘f***ot’

• GRIEVING PUBLIC RELATIONS – THE AURORA BUS CRASH
KING5, Sept. 25, 2015: North Seattle College stunned by crash

BLUE JAYS UPDATE
Deadspin, Aug. 8, 2014: Greg Maddux And Tom Glavine Came Up With “Chicks Dig The Long Ball”