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Coke as Queer Utopianism

“What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you know that the President drinks Coke, Liz … Continue reading

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Reading Notes: Mayakovsky, “The Cloud in Trousers”

Reading Notes: Mayakovsky, “The Cloud in Trousers” (1914-1915) (trans. Patricia Blake) The most interesting part of the poem for me comes at the end of section 2, and it’s fairly easy to build a reading up until then. In the … Continue reading

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Quotations from Two French Guys with Nested Quotation from a German Fellow

“What one must be able to require of oneself , at the right time, is rather that capacity for adventure to which ontology testifies, in the heart of its transparent rationality, by its recourse to the procedure of the absurd; … Continue reading

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