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Honika, or the Politics of Warmth


It’s glam rock at the cusp of punk
when Horst’s born in a German village
to parents who split like a band… 372 more words


Both tried to gain authority over their audiences by a two-stage rhetorical process – first, professing their own weakness and thus identifying with the weak recipients of that message; second, stressing their status as one of the chosen few whom their listeners could join if they would only submit to their authority.

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Grand Hotel Abyss

Grand Hotel Abyss is mix of biographical vignettes,  sorties into philosophical and historical explanations, and a skeptical overview of the entire arc of the Frankfurt School, all written in the tone and style of either a newspaper article or  441 more words

Handing in Essay and Artificial Hell

I finally handed in my essay today, and now I just need to wait for a response from Tom. I also had a talk with Paul about the results from my studio practice. 218 more words

Fine Art

Behind the News Presents Political Philosopher Dr. Nancy Fraser On the Left's Response to President-Electored Trump

LUMPENPROLETARIAT   Thoughtful radio broadcasts are sometimes few and far between.  As pandemonium takes hold on the American left with Donald Trump, a sleazy, reality-TV, celebrity with transnational business interests, ascends to the White House, free speech radio’s… 261 more words


Looking for Albert Camus' The Stranger

Alice Kaplan shares how Albert Camus wrote one of the twentieth-century’s most iconic novels

What inspired you to write Looking for The Stranger?

The Stranger… 1,656 more words