Monthly Archives: March 2019

Read in April

Books Erik Larson, The Devil in the White City Victor LaValle, The Changeling Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, Trees 1 & 2   Other (slipping on keeping track…) Timothy Shenk, “Already Great: On the dead-end optimism of Parks and Recreation.” … Continue reading

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Watched in March

Beineix, Diva Ramsay, You Were Never Really Here Schlesinger, Marathon Man Lo, Fists of Fury Wilder, The Lost Weekend Polanski, Chinatown Spheeris, Black Sheep (kids are super into Chris Farley right now…) Evans, The Sandlot Dassin, Night and the City … Continue reading

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Read in March

Books Jonathan Baumbach, Reruns Jenny Hval, Paradise Rot James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room Franco “Bifo” Berardi, Heroes Marx, Grundrisse (I’ve been reading this for months with a Red May reading group) Guy Gunaratne, In Our Mad and Furious City Samuel Delany, … Continue reading

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Translation of an interview with Bifo: “Getting bored again is the last possible adventure”

“Getting bored again is the last possible adventure” An interview with Franco “Bifo” Berardi on digital technologies’ impact on awareness By Amador Fernández-Savater Original Spanish invterview on El Diario: https://www.eldiario.es/interferencias/Volver-aburrirnos-Franco-Berardi-Bifo_6_826677345.html At the beginning of the 1970s, Pier Paolo Pasolini spoke … Continue reading

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Watched in February

Peck, I am not your negro Several shorts, including Clift, La Buena Madre, at the Children’s Film Festival Wilder, Double Indemnity Bridges, Bright Lights, Big City

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Read in February

Karan Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs Donald Antrim, “Everywhere and Nowhere: A Journey Through Suicide” https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/02/18/everywhere-and-nowhere-a-journey-through-suicide (I’ve gotten out of the habit of reading magazines over the last decade I’ve spent in academia…this sort of thing catapults me back … Continue reading

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