America in Color from 1939-1943 →
Via many; this one’s going around fast. As it should. Some of these really get under my skin.
Frederick Barthelme: “Having been delicately ousted from my slot as editor of Mississippi Review print and online editions, where I toiled these last several decades, I have invited my close colleagues who worked with me on the online version of the MR to join me here at a new venture, for the moment doing business as RICK MAGAZINE, where we hope to carry on the reasonably good work we’ve...
Tom McCarthy, in a list of the “top 10 European modernists” for the Guardian in 2007, on Paul Celan: “work in which the German language buckles and tears with the impossibility of conveying the horror with which it has become charged. Celan visits a repentant Heidegger in 1967, and signs his visitors’ book. ‘Whose name did it take in before mine?’ he asks in...
Now this is a network of allusions and cross-references calling for further exploration.
The Žižek Show 2010 in 5'37" →
If you haven’t got an hour for that Žižek video I linked to the other day, this rapid-fire run-down will do nicely as a digest. Most of my eggs are still in social democracy’s basket, but I’ll always have an ear to lend to Žižek.
“Telematic Primitivism: A Survey Of Temporary Constructions Built For The Purpose Of Watching The 2010 FIFA World Cup At Sidewalk Cafés In Berlin, Germany,” SLAB Magazine.
Rene Wanner’s collection of street posters in Berlin. All photos snapped within the last few days.