Volume III, Issue III Autumn 2004

Culture, Politics and Technology

John Whalen returns again this issue to the pages of Turbula with another tale drawn from his days as a cabbie in San Francisco. It's a view of the city only a cabbie could possess – dark and cynical, born of experience. Bogie would have understood.

In this issue:

The Turbula Essay:

Eunuchs at an orgy: A critique of critics
A gloves-off, no-holds-barred critique of critics, our so-called arbiters of culture and the arts
By Jamie Reno

From the Log of Badge No. 54131
John Whalen's tales from the streets of San Francisco

Regular Turbula contributor Jamie Reno turns the spotlight on arts critics – giving a scathing review of the state of the nation's reviews.

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