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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


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


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


Is Reddit Dead? Welcome to the Propaganda Machine.

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


Next Thought on TV: Oprah Winfrey to star in HBO's Henrietta Lacks movie

I was so excited to hear that this project is finally coming to fruition – thanks to executive producer and star, Oprah Winfrey. A passion project for Winfrey, on which she has worked for the past six years, … 178 more words

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