Enthuse CFP Reminder

Any of my readers thinking of submitting a piece for the upcoming ‘enthuse’ special issue of M/C Journal should do so relatively quickly. ‘enthuse’ Enthusiasm can be ‘blind’; yet, ‘no great deed can be done’ without it. Tests of ‘competition’, masculine ‘risk’, creative ‘experiment’, and political ‘opportunity’ or ‘struggle’ are all examples of the more […]

(Not really) Life at Walmart

It started when I read Nickel and Dimed, in which Atlantic contributor Barbara Ehrenreich denounces the exploitation of minimum-wage workers in America. Somehow her book didn’t ring true to me, and I wondered to what extent a preconceived agenda might have biased her reporting. Hence my application for a job at the nearest Wal-Mart. OMG […]