King Carlin of the Island of Norm
King Carlin of the Island of Norm

The governance and overall well-being of the Island of Norm lies in the hands of its ruler, King Carlin. He is a just ruler, well-liked by everyone under his rule. His rule over the island is eternal, as the intellectual existence of King Carlin is eternal.

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Scenes from the Means (of Production)
Scenes from the Means (of Production)

The movies we consume, that become “the great movies” of whatever canon we subscribe to, are little more than stand-ins for all the unmade movies we never get to see. Illiterate fantasies projected onto the mind’s eye, horror scripts hidden in the cracks of prison walls, indie classics composed by solipsistic minds, confidently plotted out scene by scene and stored safely in memory palaces.

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A Very Brief History Of Metamodernism
A Very Brief History Of Metamodernism

One recent revelation in the world of vague, amorphous philosophical concepts is that of Metamodernism, an attempted follow-up to Postmodernism. Metamodernism, much like working public transport, wooden clogs, and blacking up for Christmas, was thought up by the Dutch. 

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Popular Feminism and the Problem of Choice
Popular Feminism and the Problem of Choice

Choice feminism, a school of thought which believes that any choice made by a woman, of her own accord, is inherently a feminist choice and that one should be accepting of others, their choices and not judge them. This is based on the idea that we live in a post feminist world and to make the movement broadband, it should follow a sort of a common minimum program. This is one of the internal contradictions that choice feminism entails.

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Leonard Cohen: A Life In Art
Leonard Cohen: A Life In Art

Eighty-three years to the day since he was born, and almost a year since his passing, Leonard Cohen subtly attracts a large following around his persona and, now, legacy. A new music video celebrating his life and work was just released, and a memorial concert to take place in Montreal in November was announced by his son. Here's a look at a remarkable life in art.

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Bob Dylan and the Paradoxical Tradition of Antiestablishment Art
Bob Dylan and the Paradoxical Tradition of Antiestablishment Art

Dylan's still recent Nobel win reminds us one of the most interesting aspects of his popularity through the decades: the way he was embraced by the mechanisms of the very system he rebelled against. What was Bob Dylan’s pivotal role in shaping the popular culture of the sixties through his ever changing political stance and his obsessive tinkering with his own public image?

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