EDIT, AUDIO BELOW:
Remember poor old Roland Kapferer, the man who told everyone that he’d proved Agatha Christie affects your neurotransmitters, and then backtracked loopily into pomo nonsense when I pointed out that he’d done no such thing?
Well it seems it still hurts. Here he is on the radio last Sunday giving his first response to my criticisms since the article was published:
I think he makes some excellent points very early on.
And some cheeky scamp, in the course of today, it would seem, has contacted Google, and asked them to remove their link to the posts here on Roland. Heh.
Anyway, here’s the tip off email if you can’t be bothered to listen to the audio:
The other day I was listening to one of my favourite radio shows,
‘Sunday Night Safran’ here on Australian radio (specifically last
Sunday’s show, which you can hear via the podcast here:
abc.net.au/triplej/safran/). They were talking to Roland
Kapferer, a semi-regular guest that they talk to about world politics
and the like. He mentioned his latest TV show ‘The Agatha Christie
Code’ and how it was panned by “a real arsehole guy from the Guardian”
who accused it of being bad science… I knew immediately the
“arsehole” he was referring to He went on Read the rest of this entry »