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Such a disconnect between the bright, optimistic and shiny marketing image of Ikea and the reality of slave labor production; all those earnest and evolved Swedes, post-Bergman’s, meticulously laying the framework for a do-it-yourself assembly post modern aesthetic of cheap … Continue reading
What to make of the Iron Lady? The entire phenomenon of Margaret Thatcher as societal vehicle. It does recall, somewhat cynically, Guy Debord and The Society of the Spectacle. Here, an ideology is created through publicity. That is, publicity is … Continue reading
What the theorists of May Day revolution had failed to take into account were the traditional and only partly conscious associations of the date itself. For centuries it had been a particularly relaxed popular holiday, given over to joyous singing, … Continue reading
“I married, and then my brains went up in a shower of fireworks. As an experience, madness is terrific … and not to be sniffed at, and in its lava I still find most of the things I write about. … Continue reading