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Call for Contributions to an Essay Collection: Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye

This could end up being painfully dull, but I’m willing to give it the benefit of the doubt…


The editor is currently seeking proposals for an essay collection inve…

Chuck Klosterman interprets foreign students interpreting America

Perhaps the most provocative essay argued for a tie between Ernest Hemingway and O.J. Simpson. The author’s point seemed to be that Hemingway was “not the typical American,” but that Simpson sort of was. And: One person wrote about the Hummer all-terrain vehicle. This is not technically a human, but I could see her point. […]

Disassembling Oppositional Culture: cooperation & monkeywrenching the system

A (half-hearted) attempt to identify cultures by their oppositional or cooperational elements; and an attempt to step away from the oppositional elements.

Die Fotografie: Auffassung, Kunst, Fakten Die kleine Figur meines Vaters von Peter Henisch

An essay on the significance of photography in Peter Henisch’s Die kleine Figur meines Vaters.