Linkblogging For 07/04/11

Cerebus post tomorrow, Beach Boys and How We Know What We Know on the weekend. Links now.

The Onion AV Club has a rather wonderful beginner’s guide to sunshine pop, including a youtube playlist. Nothing that those of you who like the genre won’t know, but for those who want to know what I’m blithering about when I talk about Curt Boettcher, The Yellow Balloon or Sandy Salisbury. It’s a bit LA-centric (I would have included something by the Zombies, or some of the many fantastic British acts on the Ripples CDs) – in fact, I’d say it’s a bit mates-of-Gary-Usher-centric, more precisely – but it’s still very good.

Heresy Corner asks if the ‘gay caveman’ was gay or a caveman
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‘Aunty Sarah’, a transsexual Lib Dem blogger, sometimes gets bothered by strange men with a fetish for transsexuals while online. She posts the ensuing chats to her blog.

How to build a multiverse


Those allegations about racism in Yes To AV leaflets were, it turns out, completely wrong
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Chris Dillow wonders if the left should be looking places other than the state for answers
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And Zom looks at Frank Miller and Lyn Varley’s version of the Joker
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