In The Grasp of the Wraith

The United States of America spends a enormous amount of money on foreign aid but most Americans are unaware of precisely which countries that (heavily taxpayer funded) money is being given to or in what proportion. When asked the question: Which country receives the greatest largess from US foreign aid, most people reply along the lines …

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The Club’s Weekly Roundup, 6/10/17 (category indexing addition)

Futurism/Political Theory Our first offering is Technofuturist BS, Round 2 (AI Edition) by the brisk and highly entertaining blogger, Quas Lacrimas. Next we highly recommend STEEL-cam v Nick Land's Tech-Comm Accelerationism from the always excellent, Imperial Energy who compares and contrasts Land's particular brand of accelerationist politics with that of the STEEL Cameralists. News In what …

Dionysus or Aphrodite? The Porn/Erotica Distinction, Prt. 1

Observe the cover image; is it pornographic or erotic or is there no worthy distinctions to be drawn between such fickle words at all? The argument about how human sexuality should be properly represented in the arts is a extremely old one with three broad factions splitting up the lion share of opinions. Either sexuality …

Constructing the Hand to Push the Tide, Prt 1

Within the Atlanticist Schattenreich, the vast bulk of any given civilizationally invested cultural artifact, irrespective of genre, is predominately negative. Critique rules. It rules the airwaves, it rules the internet. It rules the inane brick-an-mortar back-and-forth's over a cup of diabetes flavored coffee: "That movie sucked, Hollywood sucks, everyone is so loud in here - …