03 2 / 2014
While waiting in the
cafe, I said: “Nelson! What are
you doing here!?”
13 1 / 2014
Boy meets “girl.” Nothing
new here except for a pair
of quotation marks.
06 1 / 2014
"It was the Goetterdaemmerung of beatdowns, a beatdown so cruel and relentless that even Camden, the City of the Ultimate Beatdown, would have been proud. … He shrieked, but it didn’t stop the beating, he begged, and that didn’t stop it, either; he blacked out, but that was no relief; the niggers kicked him in the nuts and perked him right up! He tried to drag himself into the cane, but they pulled him back! It was like one of those nightmare eight-a.m. MLA panels: endless."
10 11 / 2013
"Nothing says ‘future a**hole’ like a $1599 mini Kensington sofa…"
09 10 / 2013
This film showed me that
I have no idea how films
are made anymore.
01 10 / 2013
"While the artist suffers because they must; the Cyclist suffers because they choose. To me, the greatest artist is that who choses [sic] to suffer, and who discovers the beauty in that choice."
14 9 / 2013
"To be modern is to live a life of paradox and contradiction. It is to be overpowered by the immense bureaucratic organizations that have the power to control and often to destroy all communities, values, lives; and yet to be undeterred in our determination to face these forces, to fight to change their world and make it our own."
13 9 / 2013
Neoconservatism includes intellectuals and anti-intellectuals, secular Jews and evangelical Christians, chamber musicians turned Sovietologists, political theory professors turned policy wonks, angry white men, and righteous black ones.
the disparate elements of neoconservatism … at times seem bound together primarily by shared objects of loathing — the United Nations, Amnesty International, and the World Court; latte liberals, redistributive welfarists, godless libertines, and flag burners; Muslims, European cosmopolitanism, critical intellectuals, Jane Fonda, San Francisco, and ethics committees…
From “American Nightmare: Neoliberalism, Neoconservatism, and De-Democratization,” Political Theory 34.6 (December 2006).