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Abandon hope (summer is coming) - kpunk election post #4

So, the election results are in and it’s 1992 but with “Ed Sheeran and Rudimental rather than Rufige Kru”. Depressing? Yup. But where do we go now? 1,288 more words

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Pain now - kpunk election post #3

New post on the elections by Mark Fisher, (cross-posted from his blog, k-punk– TS 

A grief without a pang, void, dark, and drear, 1,972 more words

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Communist Realism - kpunk election post #2

New post on the elections by Mark Fisher, (cross-posted from his blog, k-punk– TS 

Normal capitalist realist service was resumed on Thursday, on the BBC… 3,203 more words

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Limbo is Over - kpunk election post #1

New post on the elections, capitalist realism and left populism, by Mark Fisher, (cross-posted from his blog, k-punk ) – TS 

LIMBO IS OVER

Tony Blair’s brief appearance in this election campaign, offering tepid support for a tepid Ed Miliband, ought to have been irrelevant. 2,222 more words

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Some Reflections on *Gone Girl*

A recent Time Magazine review of David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel, Gone Girl, asks whether the story should be viewed as a misogynistic text or as a feminist one. 2,055 more words

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The National Anthem

In the first episode of Black Mirror, a terrorist kidnaps the princess of England – Princess Susannah – and demands, in return for her safety – that the Prime Minster, Michael Callow, have sex with a pig on live television at 4pm. 1,115 more words

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Surveillance Vs. Pleasure

Neil Postman begins Amusing Ourselves to Death by distinguishing between 1984 and Brave New World. Each book presents a different vision of the dystopian future. 615 more words

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