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Table-Turning: A Close Reading of Marx

Marx wastes little time in presenting the illusion he plans to dismantle: that ‘a commodity appears…a trivial thing, and easily understood.[1] This mock thesis is immediately followed by its antithetical refutation, which forms the basis of Marx’s argument: that ‘it is, in reality, a very queer thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties’. 1,133 more words

Critical Theory

Quenching My Addiction

Months ago, we began playing more with latex. Clothing, hoods, gloves. Any accessory or item that we would wear during sex. Quickly that became an addiction. 190 more words

Domination And Submission

On racism and fetishism

Dear asshole on the street today,

As an Asian woman, I have experienced my fair share of racism and fetishism. Most of them involve microaggressions which, although not innocuous, I usually let slide because I am not a confrontational person. 631 more words

Feminism

BOOK BITCH

My slave  has now decided that he wants to continue buying me things and paying my rent. At first I gave him a hard time about it, but after his tenth email literally… 330 more words

Commodity fetishism

I was having dinner with a friend this past weekend in a trendy Palo Alto restaurant, and we were talking about Adam Smith and Karl Marx, as you do (well, you do if you’re political scientists). 915 more words

Consumption

meeting yellow-faced god in the garden section

I have a very clear memory of being a teenager and wandering into the garden and landscaping section of Big W to be met with an aisle of boxed up Buddhas, with Jamie Drury’s personable smile branded on the front. 41 more words

Thoughts

The Aroma Factor

Having the combination of both a pantyhose fetish and a foot fetish always means mixed emotions about the changing of the seasons. With the weather getting warmer, I’ve had to say a teary goodbye to my wife’s pantyhose and tights. 278 more words

Foot Fetish