Data economy, surveillance, systems of systems, and how datasource population fights back-- pointing the finger at Bill Vollmann (and all of us)
Ensuring the unavoidable leisure shall not cause misery all round instead of being a universal source of happiness
The folly of utopia, mass movements, and the commoditized validation of a distorted ideal.
The creative process may be a burden; does it persist out of necessity to human connection, purely a cudgel to remain productive, or a tool for empathe…
Is there precedent for weaponizing stereotypes? Tools and tactics of propaganda can share a function to dramatically different ends, but does it work?
What is solidarity if not the collectivizing incentive for surviving the end of the world, and to get ahead of it?
Examining the failed "Mishima Incident" in the post-war century provides tremendous insight into the nature of future successful reactionary ideologica…
The Christmas Season, every year, proves itself a bloodier battlefield in a fight for the soul of Americans between capitalism and solidarity. "Jingle …
MTV's "Daria" gave the 1990's a show with a lot of elements with a lot of depth, but one that bears rexamination is the lessons in statecraft from ever…
The music of Jandek has been described as "a 33-volume suicide note" but is it really more than that, the simulacrum for the post-war citizen defined b…
Visions of vast apathy with Jack Kerouac
How corporate media has made us less free, absorbs the blows from the public for the state, and our fictions lionize it to carry on