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Bookalikes: spots and dots and prismatic colours

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Sometimes I come across a set of covers that seem to evoke each other – and this edition of bookalike-lookalikes is all about spots.  41 more words


A lot of what Shteyngart discusses in his novel as either already happened or seems like it’s in our immediate future. On the character apparatuses, they can rate other people and show whether or not they are interested in having relationships with. 266 more words

‘Super Sad True Love Story’ Adaptation Headed to Showtime with Ben Stiller Attached to Direct!

After a year in development, “Super Sad True Love Story” has been picked up to series by Showtime with Ben Stiller serving as executive producer and director. 103 more words

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Teasing Threads – Sundry Film and Literary Criticism: 'Super Sad True Love Story' by Gary Shteyngart

Chris Palazzolo rereads Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story, Random House 2010.

There is nothing super sad about the love story in Gary Shteyngart’s… 739 more words


the expanding ambitions of digital elites 

From Elon Musk, by Ashlee Vance, pg 16. I think a sociological analysis of contemporary digital elites needs to treat these ambitions seriously, while nonetheless recognising how these cultural formulations intersect with material interests. 287 more words

Corporate Culture, Elites And Their Self-Understandings

Coding Our Future: Novelists Weigh In

Techies and futurists are not the only ones who like to spin tales about what the future may hold for us. Telling stories about what a world with way more technology might be like is also a favorite occupation of many novelists. 819 more words


Threesomes and the Tyranny of Tinder

A few weeks back, I was drinking with a mostly younger group of people and as younger drinking people do, we started playing “Never Have I Ever…” The big shocker—apart from it being the first time I played the game—was that 80% of the group had had a threesome. 635 more words