Normal service will soon resume here at Stuffed and Starved. After six months of intensive writing, I’ve just handed in the manuscript for my next book, which’ll hit book stores later this year, entitled “The Value of Nothing”. I’ll be sharing a little more about that in the future, so watch this space.
I’m very much looking forward to seeing the new film by Steve McQueen (no, this Steve McQueen) about hunger-striking IRA prisoners, entitled Hunger. I’ll write about that when I’ve seen it, but in the meantime, here’s another film, La Faim – ‘hunger’ in French – that remixes ideas of hunger, gluttony, desire and fear. It’s an entirely captivating eleven minutes long, and one of first 1970s stabs at computer animation.
The site’s back! It had been overrun by spammers, and until I’ve patched the site, you’ll not be able to contact me. Hope to fix this soon, though…
My first book, Stuffed And Starved, is now available. It’s a story of the global food system, about why there are one billion overweight people and nearly a billion going hungry, and about the millions of people who are fighting back. The book has an accompanying website here.