The pledge reveals the central, humiliating lie of American life – this country has not earned its loyalty, not from everyone, and thus demands it.
Adler’s story is a grand tour of suffering. He was, at the very least, experienced enough to document the suffering of the Jews for posterity.
The paradox at the heart of Kafka and Benjamin is at the heart of this book as well – understanding that this, whatever it is, cannot be understood.
Corporations are not your friend, they exist to make money; this is it, this is all.
Slowly, the work’s inner uncanniness reveals itself – and they open up worlds both past and not quite our own.
The Soviet avant-garde magazine LEF included work by some of the 20th century’s greatest artists – Monoskop has the full archive.
Being a functionally infinitive reality, the internet will inevitably supply gems as well as trash
I’m excited for the film, but only if it’s a complete disaster. It must fail to be at all interesting.
“He’s living alone on the Lido and losing his eyesight, and he’s still going to the cemetery. Aldo is burying the community.”
David Mamet doesn’t want talkbacks after productions of ‘Oleanna.’ And disobeying that directive could incur significant fines.