Most reviews of Up In the Air work hard to locate it in a romantic comedy framework, such as David Cox’s review at The Guardian. It is not a romantic comedy. Similar in some ways to Punch-Drunk Love, Up In the Air uses a constellation of romantic comedy tropes as a critical tool. Instead of […]
It is the 19th of January and I have now lost just over 20kgs or just under 50 pounds since the 24th of October. I weighed over 124kg and now I weigh 103. That is two months and 26 days, or 87 days in total. 240g (1/2 lb) per day. Over this period I went […]
My PhD is now available online through the UWS library. EDIT: Ok, so here it is on the ADT site, not actually loading the pdf, however. EDIT: Ok, try this link.
Extract from a Zizek essay (bold added): —- —- —- Foucault dealt with this shift in his writings on the Iranian revolution, where he opposes the historical reality of a complex process of social, cultural, economic, political, etc., transformations to the magic event of the revolt which somehow suspends the cobweb of historical causality – […]
Nascar queered. Have a look at some of the comments at the imdb page here: “Who else had their entire audience leave during that kiss?” lol!Â Australia will not get it for some time, it looks like the end of September,Â but the trailer is available online. All north-American readers should go straight to the cinema. […]