Archive for 'Culture'
If a society however diverse must find a way to fit its separate realities into “a coherent view that the entire culture can comprehend,” then we can see that we are in danger of losing that coherence in America today.
Here in East Hollywood, California, we traditionally celebrate the first day of September by passing around images of starving cows…fortunately I just happened to have this photo already handy from my travels in Morocco.
Why won’t extraterrestrials communicate with us?
Santa is white, obviously. Can Ronald McDonald be Chinese?
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un recently machine-gunned his former girlfriend, a pop singer.
Is the man of the future filled with animals? No, but the poet must find a new language to express what he has seen and felt.
Walter Benjamin predicts the Internet, cloud-sourced revolution, and beyond.
Links and excerpts from my internet reading of 20 August 2013.
The 1910s were a surprisingly radical time. Gangs of footloose youth roamed the countryside, and theories of homoerotic bonding were embraced by progressives and nationalists alike.
Links and excerpts from my internet reading of 23 July 2013.