Monthly Archives: September 2020

Sorry, Elvis.

The true king of rock and roll was Queen.

Halloween, Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th.

The sequels never end because the horror never ends.

Monumentalizing the 19th century.

North American scholars keep looking across the Atlantic for inspiration.

Pushing versus pushy.

Just the right amount of push is the best kind of support.

Geeking out.

The pleasure of obsession is in the nooks and crannies of the beloved.

I am going to lie.

I’m just not going to know it.

It’s not just the MCU.

The conclusion of every story points in the direction of yet more stories.

Thinking, writing.

Writing is a worldliness that breaks through the narcissistic circuits of thinking.

Dissent Inc.

Resistance to commodification, for example, is fully commodified in the pedagogical marketplace.

Riley, “Sorry to Bother You.”

Why animalize humans rather than automate labor? The pleasure of domination and violence depends on a relation between living beings.