‘EVEN WHEN SHE TELLS THE TRUTH, IT’S A LIE’ (kpunk.abstractdynamics)

‘Catherine is older in this film and the situations are different – she’s challenging the whole psychoanalytic system…’ MadeinAtlantis.com ‘Heck, even the way she wears her clothes is fascinating. Her costume designer has given her a series of line-straddling outfits. At one point, one hand is gloved and the other ungloved, and several of her … More ‘EVEN WHEN SHE TELLS THE TRUTH, IT’S A LIE’ (kpunk.abstractdynamics)

AGAINST IMMOBILIZATION, AGAINST NOMADOLOGY (kpunk.abstractdynamics)

The Economist’s response to the unrest in Paris is entirely predictable and intermittently hilarious but contains some points that need to be addressed. On Friday, in a paradigmatic statement of neo-liberal ideology, the Economist repeated the acerbic observation it had already made (at least twice) in its previous edition. Whereas the events of Paris 68 … More AGAINST IMMOBILIZATION, AGAINST NOMADOLOGY (kpunk.abstractdynamics)

COULD THIS BE THE BIGGEST UNDERSTATEMENT OF ALL TIME? (kpunk.abstractdynamics)

Bear in mind that there’s loads of indulgent wank in these records. Still, better indulgent wank than British Sea Power. Better anything than British Sea Power. Actually, wasn’t it the anaemic, resolutely non-indulgent tedium of ‘regressive rock’ (Reynolds) that led to the partial rehabilitation of Prog. On the grounds that like, it might have been … More COULD THIS BE THE BIGGEST UNDERSTATEMENT OF ALL TIME? (kpunk.abstractdynamics)

SPACE, TIME, LIGHT, ALL THE ESSENTIALS (kpunk.abstractdynamics)

J. G. Ballard season , BBC Four Like his admirer Jean Baudrillard, Ballard has for a long time resembled a rogue AI, repermutating the same few themes ad infinitum, occasionally adding a sprinkling of contemporary detail to freshen up a limited repertoire of fixations. Fixations, fixations. Appropriate, since, after all, Ballard’s obsession is …. obsession. … More SPACE, TIME, LIGHT, ALL THE ESSENTIALS (kpunk.abstractdynamics)