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imaginary museum

…As the chief curator and guide of the Imaginary Museum, Andre Malraux recalled Toynbee and Spengler. For one thing, he shares their infatuation with the past, their conviction that it can speak to us, that stones have tongues. For another, … Continue reading

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omar the tent faker

How to escape the classic and enduring, reinforced Orientalist trappings, the colonialist “other” that keeps resurfacing in reinforced, ingenious and more invigorated fashion. Is this part of the running of the gauntlet, the typical immigrant cycle as invoked by Canadian … Continue reading

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back to stovall’s plantation

On the one hand, what could one possibly expect from the entertainment industry. Its “product” serving as the servile public relations arm of the financial/industrial complex. And its been that way since the Hays Code of the 1930′s which coincided … Continue reading

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dragon tattoo: duchamp and the de-idealized

Sexual fantasies for the sexually repressed. Like the alcoholic that has a “tolerance”, stronger doses are always required to get the buzz, the vicarious experience of ┬áJames Thurber’s Walter Mitty as potential psychopath. If misogyny is so appalling then why … Continue reading

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hustling those creepy patriarchal fantasies

The packaging of male ego and sexual conquest.How its peddled , this male libido as sublimated women hatred is often a matter of status. Whether its through the latest Stieg Larrson, or Hustler magazine, the ingenuity or lack of subtlety … Continue reading

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