The Trepanier built, eBay Motors sponsored Ford Mustang project produced a very cool car. What is very interesting about his project is that all parts, including the original car, were purchased through eBay. The networks of enthusiasm that produce and maintain what I call the ‘trading-post economy’ of modified-car culture were explicitly incorporated into eBay’s […]
Monthly Archives: April 2005
Philament Conference 15 April
Anyway. I went to the conference yesterday. The Politics and Aesthetics of Refusal. Went out last night. Suffering today. Here is my conference report. As per usual this is entirely my own impression of the day (and night;). I should probably point out at this stage that the day was organised into ‘politics of refusal’ […]
Roll on with Negri!
We’ll roll on with our heads held high Our conscience in the gutter Our dreams up in the sky — Well almost. I imagine that speaks of the right’s take on Negri as much as it does the Living End’s take on the collapse of unionism. Yeah. So. Got back from the lecture on Negri […]
Groan… idiot culture warriors…
On the issue of what seems to be cult studs vs the world, I have been arguing with some people who are worth arguing with and others who are a waste of life. I have a feeling they are not used to dealing with someone like me who doesn’t back down from their stupidities or […]
On Blogging: Blogstalk away… eeek!
Yep, so finally got my Blogtalk paper away to the conference organisers today. I am pretty nervous as this is so not my scholarly field of research. Oh well! I probably should have discussed the concept of the event and the ‘time of the event’ a bit better, too. Yep… Let’s see what happens. At […]