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The Muppets Explain Phenomenology
This video, uploaded in 2012 to YouTube, features the iconic Muppets song “Mahna Mahna,” subtitled to explain phenomenology.
The Banality of Evil, Explained with Video Games
This week’s 8-Bit Philosophy takes Hannah Arendt’s writing in “Eichmann and Jerusalem,” where the theorist discusses the war crime trials against Adolf Eichmann.
7 Totally Continental Moments in Gilmore Girls
Stars Hallow: A secret haven for continental philosophy and critical theory?
Understanding Jean Baudrillard with Pumpkin Spice Lattes
It’s fall, and America is once again infatuated with Pumpkin Spice everything. What started as a simple fascination with Pumpkin Spice lattes has now spread – pumpkin spice is now a culinary cancer on otherwise fine food.
The Nihilisticle: Nietzsche’s 10 Rules for Writers
Before “37 Totally Awesome Lemurs,” before “23 Things Every Who Grew Up in [insert terrible hometown] Knows” and before everyone became obsessed with rules for writing according to revered authors, there was Friedrich Nietzsche and a simple listical he wrote to friend.
‘This so-called crisis. It does not exist’ – Jacques Lacan on Psychoanalysis in 1974
In this newly translated interview from 1974, Lacan speaks with Emilio Granzotto about psychoanalysis.
The Incredible Photography of Pierre Bourdieu
Bourdieu, who is often read for his work on the reproduction of social power through the education, was also a prolific photographer.
Comradely Greetings: The Prison Letters of Nadya and Zizek
“I cannot tell you how proud I am to be in contact with you. Your acts are well thought, and based on deep insights into how oppressive power works, how it has to rely on a hidden obscene agenda, violating its own rules.”
“I Nonetheless Deeply Regret The Incident,” Zizek Responds to Plagiarism Allegations
Slavoj Zizek has been in the spotlight recently after a 2006 article he authored was outed as a near-copy of a 1999 book review in a white supremacist publication. Now, he responds to the allegations.