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Remembering Mark Fisher

The theorist Mark Fisher, whose death was announced at the weekend, was one of our most original thinkers about how we experienced late 20th century and early 21st century capitalism. 790 more words

Politics

Of Vampire Castles, Hauntology, and Capitalist Realism

“Neoliberalism has sought to eliminate the very category of value in the ethical sense.”

– Mark Fisher, Capitalist Realism (2009).

Like most people I imagine, I first became acquainted with Mark Fisher through his 92-page turning pamphlet  858 more words

Neoliberalism

RIP Mark Fisher

It’s always sad to hear about someone you respected dying, and there’s a strange sense of guilt that goes along with it when your main public engagement with their ideas involved pointing out (sometimes quite forcefully) where you thought they were wrong. 238 more words

The Left

Mark Fisher (1968 – 13 January 2017)

It is generally with bewilderment that I watch the extreme emotional public reaction that accompanies the death of public figures. When in reaction to the unsurprising deaths of very old men and women it is I suppose some sort of rejection of the inevitability of death, a very public denial of death. 313 more words

Mark Fisher

K-Punk Ist Nicht Tot

So we’ve lost author / blogger Mark Fisher. I don’t think we ever met, but in the days when the blogosphere was still a thing, his… 65 more words

Spectrum 7: What's Your Heaven?

A little delayed on announcing this time, but I am again honored to be sharing pages in another Spectrum anthology, What’s Your Heaven? My poem written a couple years ago, “Comfort of Cars at Night”, found its home here.  29 more words

Sarah Thursday

We Need To Talk About Cthulhu

Perhaps you, like me, have fallen back on the name of a cosmic abomination as an off-the-peg metaphor for something sprawlingly vast in time and space, monstrously abhorrent to behold, and existing outside of all human notions of morality. 1,358 more words

Essay