Posted by voidmanufacturing on September 13, 2008
A remembrance of the author’s friendship with Guy Debord in the late 1950s and early 60s – with some theoretical reflections.
Debord, in the Resounding Cataract of Time
(David Blanchard, 1995)
There are moments in one’s existence that stand out, as if of a more solid texture, drawn in stronger lines contrasting with the uzziness and fathomless ambiguity of the rest of life. And they really are charged with objective meaning, imparted by the movement of a sort of historic overdetermination. Often that special quality only reveals itself retrospectively, but sometimes, too, it is perceived immediately. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by voidmanufacturing on July 10, 2008
LIFE OF DIOGENES
| DIOGENES was a native of Sinope, the son of Tresius, a money-changer. And Diocles says that he was forced to flee from his native city, as his father kept the public bank there, and had adulterated the coinage. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by voidmanufacturing on June 26, 2008
CBS 2 HD Investigation Catches Employees On Camera Guzzling Booze, Lying To Their Bosses, And Having A Kick-Ass Time.
NEW YORK (CBS) ― Construction accidents have claimed the lives of 20 in New York this year alone and as federal safety watchdogs kick off a two-week crackdown on high-risk building sites, CBS 2 HD found it wasn’t hard to find workers having a liquid lunch then heading back to work, where they may be putting everyone around them in a good mood. Read the rest of this entry »
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