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 …
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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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essay on Kevin Rowland's 1999 album, and a little Kant
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The third and final installment of the introduction to PLEASURE AND EFFICACY. Previous installments here and here. part three: “it works. it really doe…
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The second excerpt from the introduction to PLEASURE AND EFFICACY, my current monograph-in-progress.
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excerpt from PLEASURE AND EFFICACY
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