It’s that time of year when people in the world of academia remember what the word “anticlimactic” really means.  All this building tension over the course of the semester, and then when it reaches its seeming crescendo in early December — splat. 

Both films show how human faith falters in the face of planetary crisis. Only it’s not the Cold War anymore.

This week took away the soothing balm of the World Cup and Wimbledon, leaving us with only the […]

I’m still perplexed that Boots Riley was able to smuggle this anti capitalist film into Hollywood, lol. So […]

The following is an excerpt from the new book Declarations of Dependence: Money, Aesthetics, and the Politics of Care, […]

America’s preposterous debate over “civility” in politics has somehow tumbled into Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, of all places.  Friday […]

Lots of spoilers here, so readers beware. I discovered Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy in 2014, and quickly […]

When the Earth shakes, people stop and seek shelter. The illusion of stability falls to the ground and […]