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Steve Roggenbuck is a great artist

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Bunuel’s ‘The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie’

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Easy Listening

Damn I miss these guys. Love this song.

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Chthulucene

Donna Haraway, “Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene: Staying with the Trouble”, 5/9/14 from AURA on Vimeo. And a quick quote from David Collings’ Stolen Future, Broken Present: “What happens to our orientation to the future when its livability is cast into doubt and … Continue reading

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Meillassoux on spectres

I might be rigorously atheist for myself, might refuse to believe in immortality for myself, but I could never do so for [those who have died odious, unjust, traumatic deaths]: For the idea that all justice is impossible for the innumerable massed spectres of … Continue reading

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s/o to her (redux)

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Ideology, An Introduction (more Terry)

It is important to see that, in the critique of ideology, only those interventions will work which make sense to the mystified subject itself. In this sense, ‘ideology critique’ has an interesting affinity with the techniques of psychoanalysis. ‘Criticism’, in … Continue reading

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The Ideology of the Aesthetic

“Bourgeois ideology… continually violates one of the central functions of ideology in general, which is to make the subject feel that the world is not an altogether inhospitable place.” – Terry Eagleton, The Ideology of the Aesthetic, p.331

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Very soothing

Man of the Year has a sick cloudy trap beat but there’s just a bit too much sexual objectification in the lyrics & clip for it to be nice.

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Honest 2 Dog

The inevitable end result of the Girl Talk aesthetic has been reached only by joke Soundclown subculture. Gregg Michael Gillis’ performances as GT were always revelries and reveries in pop’s ultimate fungibility and interchangeability (one of the only bits of … Continue reading

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