Media-Gaze & the Incel ‘Other’: Part 1, Comments on a Growing Dissonance

There is often a turn of phrase that gets tossed around in internet jargon, a concept rather, perhaps as old as the widespread use of the internet itself. The phrase is a commentary on the life-cycle of memes, and often states that once a meme hits meat-space, or the world of IRL (“In Real Life”) […]

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Bedrooms of The Nation: A Brief Ontology of Youth Spaces.

It appears that there is a theme among a lot of “think pieces” within the last ten years or so, one that I certainly am not immune from[1]; These big-brand name article-mills, Twitter Blue Checkmark officialised pieces of writing often start out with an indulgent personal anecdote, then proceeds to a set of grandiose claims […]

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The Modern Bugmen: A Brief Primer

Within the last few years, an odd term has been bandied about among the most obscure corners of Internet Reactionary spheres of influence. People in tweets and threads commonly reference this rather obscurantist term “Bugman” or “Bugpeople,” or that we are living in “Bugworld” etc. Now, dear reader, as one with reactionary proclivities myself writing […]

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The Mission Of Art Is The Care Of The Soul: Italian Futurism as negative model (Part 2 of a 3 part series).

F. T. Marinetti and Italian Futurism During the 19th Century, impressionism became a serious art movement that still maintained a kinship to representation, a faithfulness to the real world, yet challenged this world with an ensemble of vivid brushstrokes and colors, casting the world in a sort of interpretive fuzziness. Abstraction was thenceforth born, but […]

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