Who is Stunna Boy Get Em’? An Introspective Look Into the Life of Mart Jackson

Stunna Boy, known by the State as Mart Jackson, is somewhere on the spectrum between absolute legend and high-functioning flamboyant Hollywood star. The latter part of that latter half is the missing piece in Stunna Boy’s complete name: Stunna Boy Get Em’ Real Hollywood Star. Stunna Boy exists as a sort of anomaly on the […]

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Wonder, “Must We Divide History Into Periods” – by Jacques Le Goff

The topic of historical periodization is a popular one because it is easy to make arguments about with no requirement to commit fully to them. Consistent with the mood of academia across disciplines, the idea of a natural, universally applicable periodization scheme determined by some underlying form that shapes the trajectory of society, culture, economics, or […]

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Bladee and the Resonance of Drain Gang

Why has Bladee, and #DrainGang by extension, resonated with the right-wing Twittersphere? What about his music lends Bladee and his branding to a reactionist perspective? His resonance can be attributed to the #DrainGang ethos and the extent to which this ethos aligns so closely with many twitter user’s, and Baudrillard’s, critiques of modern life. In […]

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Dissecting Martin Jay’s “Reason after Its Eclipse: On Late Critical Theory”

Martin Jay’s most recent book, Reason After Its Eclipse, continues and represents the culmination of Jay’s many decades of research into the intellectual history of critical theory in general and the Frankfurt School in particular, beginning with his definitive 1973 study The Dialectical Imagination: A History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research, 1923–1950. Having made […]

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Triptych – An Interview with programmer-mystic Harrison Partch

336 = January 15th, 2018, programmer-mystic Harrison Partch declares in a video of his Triptych, the right panel “I, PROPHETESS: POPPY IN THE PANOPTICON”. The Triptych primarily correlates varying states of consciousness in three internet phenomena, and discusses a mountain of other subjects that connect lucidly after a few re-viewings. “Jordan B Peterson: Beyond the Enigma”, left […]

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The Open World Panopticon

The Open World beckons us to explore, to discover, to adventure. Her Siren song lures us into a dream world where everything is real and nothing is impossible. But caress the outer limits of her boundaries and you will find you inhabit a carefully constructed artifice, a mockery of freedom. You are not free to go […]

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Review of Nick Land’s “Thirst for Annihilation”

by Special Anonymous Contributor “Particles decay, molecules disintegrate, cells die, organisms perish, species become extinct, planets are destroyed and stars burn-out, galaxies explode… until the unfathomable thirst of the entire universe collapses into darkness and ruin. Death, glorious and harsh, sprawls vast beyond all suns, sheltered by the sharp flickerlip of flame and silence, cold […]

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Yung Lean’s Second Chance

By Duncan Cooper, courtesy of The Fader Yung Lean was in a mental hospital around this time last year. It was Mount Sinai in Miami Beach, the city where he’d been recording demos and rough drafts for his third full-length project, Warlord. He was 18, and, though usually based in Stockholm, had spent two months in the […]

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