IJZS, Vol 4, No 1 (2010) →
My “Techne and Impossibility: Re-reading Žižek’s Ideology-Critique as Geistgekritik” is in there.
On Monday Madness
Tourist: This is strange.
Social Media Expert: No, this is a cyclical; a regular post about something.
T: But it's weird, strange, who bothers writing about madness anyway?
SME: Your therapist.
T: I don't have one.
SME: Then your mum. She probably feels responsible for it somehow.
T: Quit it!
SME: The point is just that you need to vent these things, sublimate those energies to keep the focus on what matters most strong and supple.
T: So you're doing this every Monday?
SME: That's exactly what the title suggests.
T: True, but we like to give language the benefit of the doubt...
SME: ...Largely because we're ignorant of our own motives for getting meaning from it in the first place.
Monday Madness: diversions
Diversions are not, as some claim, distractions. Diversions are those things that keep the madness at bay inside us all. Without diversions, without the other places, the alter strata, the insidious meaninglessness of every task bears down upon our psyches with ravenous hunger. Such hunger is the story of every neurosis and perversion. A neurotic feeds hunger by fasting, a neurotic student never...
Felicia Day v Jace Hall (via IGN Video: Jace Hall Show Video - Jace Hall Show: Felicia Day Light Saber Fight) The greatest part of this is the awkward cut to Scott when Felicia points out to the deluded Jace: it’s post-production. This very simple idea of something appearing in the production that follows the shoot is analytically identical to the way a lot of philosophers (including...
No Ortiga, so Gianni's it is. →
Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, hence restaurant booking chaos. We went to Belle Epoch last year, but this year I really wanted to try out the Isis refit that is now called “Ortiga“….