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Zizek: Hollywood’s attempts to mark the 2001 attacks ignore their political context

On 9/11, New Yorkers faced the fire in the minds of men Hollywood’s attempts to mark the 2001 attacks ignore their political context and the return to history they symbolise … Continue reading

12 September, 2006 · Leave a comment

How Hollywood softens us up for war, torture

Brought to you courtesy of the Military-Industrial *Entertainment* Complex Softening Us Up for Torture, 24 Hours at a Time by Dave Trotter | Lew Rockwell | 7 September 2006 EXCERPT … Continue reading

8 September, 2006 · Leave a comment

Star Trek’s a thesis

By Adam Morton | The Age (Melb., Australia) | August 28, 2006 Gotta love those research methods …  Forging new frontiers in academic exploration: Dr Djoymi Baker with Star Trek … Continue reading

29 August, 2006 · 1 Comment

Satirical: Can’t handle the truth, Tom

A nice witty hypothetical on what the studio might have said to Tom Cruise, courtesy Sydney columnist, Peter Fitzsimons in today’s Sun Herald (Sunday paper in Sydney): “Son we live … Continue reading

27 August, 2006 · Leave a comment

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"