Supercharged Genealogy

Currently knocking up the first chapter of my dissertation on the history of contemporary modified-car culture. There are a number of interesting thought-problems I have been playing with regarding the nature of historical inquiry, genealogy, and the contemporary. First, part of what I am doing is offering some background for readers of my dissertation who […]

post-romance romance?

I am writing something that may be co-authored with another person and which gathers much of my blog writing on sex/sexing, kissing, the event (here and here) and an ethics of care towards the shared/social(romantic) event. It is on Paul Thomas Anderson’s third film Punch Drunk Love. I am aiming for an absolute cracker. Organising […]

The Gambler

He said, son, I’ve made a life out of readin’ people’s faces, And knowin’ what their cards were by the way they held their eyes. […] Now ev’ry gambler knows that the secret to survivin’ Is knowin’ what to throw away and knowing what to keep. ’cause ev’ry hand’s a winner and ev’ry hand’s a […]