The notion of the offline as real and authentic is a recent invention,...– Nathan Jurgenson, “The IRL Fetish”
As William Davies has pointed out in a different context, the mass of...– I need to submit a chunk of my thesis to my dole job provider to “prove” that I am working enough to get partial payment. I figure this bit will do them nicely. Might footnote this recent news article.
German citizens will have to pay twice for the euro. In the early 2000s, they...– Satyajit Das, Eurozone crisis is now about Germany.
a substantial part of so-called left-wing writers have no other social function...– Walter Benjamin, “The Author as Producer”
the common claim that Americans are fascinated by the wealthy people and aspire...– thenewinquiry.com
THERE IS LITTLE to be learned about Bob Dylan, or the creative process more...– Review in TNR of Jonah Lehrer’s new book.