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Review: Adam Curtis' Bitter Lake (2015)

Thinking about watching Adam Curtis Bitter Lake on BBC iview? Already watched it and confused as chameleon in a bag of skittles? This article looks at what  2,145 more words

Community Engagement

Thought Projectors 3

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these but a very short notice reviewing gig deprived me of the couple of days in which I had planned to write something a bit more substantial. 3,627 more words

Science Fiction

The Marmoset's Bottom Ten Lazy Political Generalisations (or Jeremy Corbyn and the New Reductiveness)

The other week, the Marmoset – who is prone to a little bit of political rough and tumble on social media – was rightly chastised for labelling someone he was debating with as ‘lazy’. 6,620 more words

Politics

Media, Steam, and Our Vast Flat Culture

Months ago, I started a new post on mourning culture springing up from the deaths of the likes of David Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood, et al; it was to be a somewhat self-righteous, but I think ultimately valid piece about how it symbolised the way our current culture ingests it’s media and it’s, if you will, Neon Idols. 3,460 more words

Opinion

The Pylon

Over the past couple of years, I’ve become disillusioned with just about everything.  More on that later.  In particular, meaningful political opposition, academia, social media, and traditional media have been my bugbears of late.   341 more words

action is terrible // oh dear

Adam Curtis: Oh Dear.

(Since Saatchi brought in neo-liberal strategies to the art world and the devising of ‘art’. ) 8 more words

Art

Is Reddit Dead? Welcome to the Propaganda Machine.

PART ONE
Laying the Groundwork for Consent (While You’re Standing on It)

The significance of the question “Is Reddit Dead?” lies in the user who was once on Reddit to cultivate knowledge, engage and seek out insightful conversation, and to expand horizons with the promise of an open internet coming together to organically share experiences and the world.  4,237 more words

Musings