Talking about the cosmic shitshow that is Elon Musk, on Paris Marx’s new podcast “Tech Won’t Save Us”
If the CIA can mimic people power, why couldn’t the grass-roots, in turn, emulate their PsyOp methods? You might think this type of theorizing is just spitting in the wind, and you’d probably be right.
Elon Musk is the perfect hero for our era of reboots and reality TV. Much of the mythos around him consists of tired sci-fi clichés, recycled and sold as reality. And in this way, Musk himself is like an update on L. Ron Hubbard.
A leftwing case against the term “neoliberalism” from historian Daniel Rodgers plays into the hands of those aiming to divert criticism.
It’s always fascinating when a public official commits a Kinsley gaffe, and the veil drops for a brief moment.
Did you know that Finland has twice as many mass shootings per capita as the US? Discussing violence honestly matters, and propaganda, even for a good cause, is counterproductive — as in criminologist Frederic Lemieux’s analysis.
Stop saying, “Isn’t it unbelievable that Trump is president?” It’s the kind of disjointed revelation you get when you’re high. “Isn’t it amazing that we have, like, hands? Doesn’t it blow your mind that trees exist?”
Who are we insulting when we use the word “whore”? And who can metaphorically suck off whom?
Enough about sex. Let’s talk about violence, baby.
After the gay nightclub massacre in Orlando last year, Roger Jimenez, pastor of a small Baptist church in California, gave a sermon proclaiming that he’s “upset” the gunman “didn’t finish the job,” and that the government should have all the “sodomites” lined up against the wall and “blow their brains out.” In the ensuing backlash, Jimenez complained that […]