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Talkin' Bout Fred Jameson (Post for a Friend)

A friend asked me to summarize some notes on Fredric Jameson’s Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. There’s no way I could do this in one blog post, but I will try to provide an internet hub for people who want a basic introduction to Jameson’s ideas. 1,194 more words

World of Reality

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Hello! Good morning!
How often you wake up wondering where you are. It so happens that you take few seconds to figure out which part of the day it is. 592 more words


Boy Story

“Guess what, Daddy?” My son said matter-of-factly while putting on his shoes. “There’s another little boy at my school who has the same Spider-Man shoes as me.” 418 more words


Out of the Desert and Onto the Screen: Facebook and The Hyperreal

“The need to speak, even if one has nothing to say, becomes more pressing when one has nothing to say, just as the will to live becomes more urgent when life has lost its meaning.”

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Language and Memory

One’s being as a collective whole is intended to grant clarity and understanding of one’s reality and yet simultaneously obfuscates the truth due to memory and the way we as humans perceive time. 775 more words


hyper\real fiction 2: [s]tatute [o]f [l]imitations (or, s*** outta...)

‘It’s been three months, Joe… whatta you gonna do now?’

The investigation, three months long and just as fruitless as everyone had anticipated.  ‘So this is what the city pays us for…’ 173 more words