The Hong Kong Review of Books has launched a new series of interviews with some of the world’s best critical theorists.
“I arrived last night at the University of Arizona for my event with Edward Snowden and Noam Chomsky. Chomsky arrived shortly after I did and, after I greeted him, the following dialogue ensued:”
Jodi Dean, Fredric Jameson and the latest Radical Thinkers set.
“A Love of UIQ,” is the story of humanity’s first contact with an entity known as the “Infra-Quark Universe,” UIQ for short, a being that relays communications via the chloroplasts of tiny phytoplankton.
Finally, a Hegelian reading of the bizarre phenomenon of Nyan Cat and the even stranger existence of ‘Nyan Cat for 10 Hours,’ an anti-capitalist sensation with over 47 million YouTube views.
We’re excited to announce that Everyday Analysis, a collective blog (and maker of an excellent series of books with Zero Books) will now be publishing their best content on Critical-Theory .
New releases from University of Minnesota Press, Verso Books, Stanford University Press and more.
Foucault, Bataille, Chomsky and more.
In this video, Slavoj Zizek explains how ideology operates through a system of “belief through others.” In the context of Santa Claus, Zizek explains, parents pretend to believe in Santa on behalf of their children, who pretend to believe in Santa on behalf of the parents.
Is distraction vital to capitalism?