To recap the argument. (“The story so far.”) I have noticed that trans people seem weary of being the subject of endless theoretical speculations, and our being positioned as either the apogetic example or the confounding case of queer theory. I have suggested that this wearines…
What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Rather defensive, you’ll think, and perhaps something to test out: pluck a rose, put i…
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Why does the Guardian do this?
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I don’t know what I think about auto-theory. It seems like one way out of the relevance-and-hype market of academic prose, which has been in rapid and …
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The neo-noir has always had an affinity with marijuana. And close kin with the stoner caper: the first Cheech and Chong movie, Up in Smoke, shares with…
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It’s early March 2021, and I’m a couple of weeks late on the final final deadline Emma Heaney has given me for submitting an essay for her collection, …
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The work of psychoanalysis depends upon the un-sutured co-presence of interpreter and witness. This is, as Paul Ricoeur points out, one of the central …
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I’ve been writing a lot recently about stoner neo-noir movies, and the ways in which they seem to me to crystallize a certain kind of desire that I see…
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