In this week’s Farm-to-Table Aneurysms, we watch Lil’ Donny continue on his perplexing quest to destroy American empire, and we find interesting meditations on the meanings of love, authority, and the venerable “video game nasty.”
The biggest news story of the week was likely Trump’s journey to Europe: a cringey-funny mumblecore disaster where EU leaders shifted uneasily in their seats as the US president called them fat, dumb, and “a 5 at best.” It is truly unfathomable what Trump and his cronies have in mind, aside from kowtowing to Vladimir Putin. He likely has nothing in mind. If there’s any coherent strategy for projecting American power abroad, it is impossible to find. (Even the Bushite neocons had some kind of theory, even if it was a shitty one.) Indeed, Trump has already done more to unravel the so-called “American order” than the fieriest Third-Worldist 60s radical could have hoped for. We say: March on, Christian soldiers!
Imagine: giving hungry people food. What’s next? Giving poor people money?
A Safety Plan Can Help Suicide Survivors Prevent The Next Attempt (Shots Health News)
Washington Post mistakenly quotes Clickhole in article about Green Day’s “American Idiot” (Consequence of Sound)
Someone needs to teach critical media literacy at the good ol’ Jeff Bezos Post…
Steven Randy Waldman on Authority (Interfluidity)