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1,364 Light Years Away

What are these things I stare at in the store?

They’re not legs or asses.

They’re moments of nothingness

that turn into frozen eternities

where the only cognizant thought I have… 78 more words


The text in study is:

‘The fetishism of commodity’ by Karl Marx
from ‘Visual culture reader’ edited by N. Mirzeoeff – p. 122 – 123… 188 more words


14/365: Trickling

The fetishism of violence,
The excitement of fingers without hands,
Of engulfing explosions.
The dichotomy of fascination and disgust,
The blurred line between sickness and lust. 105 more words


Transsexuals and transgenders now barred from obtaining drivers licenses in Russia

BBC: Russia has listed transsexual and transgender people among those who will no longer qualify for driving licences.

Fetishism, exhibitionism and voyeurism are also included as “mental disorders” now barring people from driving. 42 more words


The History of the "Thing"

The word “ding” (originated from German language), now generally used in the sense of “object” or “article”, comes from the language of Germanic law, and originally referred to the law court, the assembly of freemen. 1,353 more words


Allen Jones, Royal Academy: dangerous,perverse and brilliant

Anybody visiting the Royal Academy’s retrospective of the infamous works of Allen Jones and remains comfortable in the company of these convincingly lifelike semi-naked women in a verity of bondage outfits, should check the date in their Filofax, the chances are you still living in 1970. 547 more words

Art And Culture Both Mainstream And Underground


Consumed by David Cronenberg

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The ongoing controversy about The Interview reminded me of the running gag in David Cronenberg’s first novel about ‘Kimunism’ and the… 504 more words