Tuesday, May 26, 2015

David Graeber: Anthropologist

David Graeber: Anthropologist

@davidgraeber


Calhoun, Craig and David Graeber. "The Democracy Project." The London School of Economics and Political Science." (April 30, 2013)

Graeber, David. "Concerning the Violent Peace-Police: An Open Letter to Chris Hedges." N + 1 (February 9, 2012) [More Resources: an archive of Chris Hedges statements, other statements and an introduction from Michael Benton]

---. Debt: The First 5,000 Years. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House, 2011 [PDF file of the Book: also available Here]

---. "Debt: The First Five Thousand Years." Mute (February 10, 2009)

---. "Dickheads: The Paradox of Neckties." The Baffler #27 (2015)

---. Direct Action. Oakland, CA: AK Press, 2009. [Entire book in PDF format]

---. "Occupy and anarchism's gift of democracy. The US imagines itself a great democracy, yet most Americans despise its politics. Which is why direct democracy inspires them." The Guardian (November 15, 2011)

---. "Occupy Wall Street's anarchist roots: The 'Occupy' movement is one of several in American history to be based on anarchist principles." Al Jazeera (November 30, 2011)

---. "On Bureaucratic Technologies & the Future as Dream-Time." School of Visual Arts (January 19, 2012)

---. "On the phenomenon of bullshit jobs." libcom (August 20, 2013)

---. "A Practical Utopian's Guide to the Coming Collapse." The Baffler #22 (2013)

---. "Roy Bhaskar obituary: One of the most influential voices in the philosophy of science and a political revolutionary." The Guardian (December 4, 2014)

---. "The Shock of Victory." UK Indymedia (October 15, 2007)

---. "What’s the Point If We Can’t Have Fun?" The Baffler #24 (2014)

Graeber, David and Richard Wolff. "The Vast Machine to Perpetuate Hopelessness (Marxian Class Analysis 1)." Unwelcome Guests #624 (October 6, 2012)

Graeber, David and Thomas Pikkety. "Soak the Rich An exchange on capital, debt, and the future." The Baffler #25 (2014)

Graeber, David, et al. "Let Your Life Be A Friction (To Stop The Machine)." Unwelcome Guests (March 3, 2012)

---. "Occupy 2.0 (Peer Produced Politics)." Unwelcome Guests (March 10, 2012)

---. "The Psychology of Transition: Undoing Millennia of Social Control." Unwelcome Guests #597 (March 31, 2012)

---. "Resisting The Military Financial Complex (Just Say No To Debt Repayment)." Unwelcome Guests (September 22, 2012)

---. "Waking Up And Smelling The Kool-Aid (The Rhetoric and Practice of Finance Capital)." Unwelcome Guests (September 28, 2012)

Evans, Ellen and Jon Moses. "Interview with David Graeber." The White Review (December 2011)

Isquith, Elias. "'I found myself turning into an idiot!': David Graeber explains the life-sapping reality of bureaucratic life." Salon (March 5, 2015)

Kunkel, Benjamin. "Forgive Us Our Debts." The London Review of Books 34.9 (May 10, 2012)

Sanneh, Kalefa. "Paint Bombs: David Graeber’s “The Democracy Project” and the anarchist revival." The New Yorker (May 5, 2013)

Resources for May 26, 2015

Hersh, Seymour M. "The Killing of Osama bin Laden." London Review of Books 37.10 (May 2015)

A.V. Club on the 100 Best Films of the Decade (so far): 51-100; 21-50; and 1-20

Kimmel, Michael S. "Masculnity as Homophobia." (2000: PDF posted on Nicole Stokes-Dupass's Union County College faculty website)

"Bennet Miller." Close Up #4 (November 2014) ["Bennett Miller talks FOXCATCHER, his influences, and the art of filmmaking at an HBO Directors Dialogue during the 52nd New York Film Festival."]

"My Reaction to Mad Max: Fury Road and the Utter Perfection that is Imperator Furiosa." NOSPOCKDASGAY@TUMBLR.COM (May 19, 2015)

Nichols, Mike and Elaine May. "Mike Nichols, Part 1." Close Up #6a (December 2014) ["In this special two-part episode of The Close-Up, we pay tribute to the late Mike Nichols. For Part 1, we present a conversation between Mike Nichols and Elaine May after a screening of May's "Ishtar" here at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in 2006."]

Mayer, Sophie. "'She's getting back in the frame': Interview with Céline Sciamma." The F Word (May 5, 2015)

Taylor, Ella. "Blow-Up: Bechdel Testing …. 1, 2." Keyframe (May 26, 2015) ["The larger question is, should we be trying to influence or legislate how many or what kind of women characters go into a movie?"]

Bourke, Liz. "Sleeps With Monsters: Mad Max: Fury Road." Tor (May 26, 2015)

Sandhu, Sukhdev. "American refugees: Bill Morrison’s The Great Flood." Sight and Sound (March 19, 2014) ["Bill Morrison, expert aesthetician of decay and disappearance, turns his attention to the forgotten flood that devastated interwar America."]

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Resources for May 21, 2015

Iannone, Pasquale. "Age of Innocence: Childhood on Film." Sight and Sound 24.4 (April 2014) ["Cinema’s fascination with childhood is as old as the medium itself, enabling filmmakers to depart from conventional modes of storytelling as they exploit an adult awareness to reflect the undoubted otherness of youthful experience."]

Friedersdorf, Conor. "How the DEA Harasses Amtrak Passengers: A mathematician describes how his rights were apparently violated during a trip to Washington, D.C." The Atlantic (May 2015)

Barnes, Henry. "Cannes faces backlash after women reportedly barred from film screening for not wearing high heels." The Guardian (May 19, 2015)

Richter, Nicole. "Filming the Impossible: An Interview with Catherine Breillat." Reverse Shot (May 19, 2015)

Sobczynski, Peter. "'I'm Just Here for the Gasoline': An Overview of the Mad Max Saga." Balder and Dash (May 11, 2015)

Scott, A.O. "The Player." The Cinephiliacs #22 (July 14, 2013)





Williams, Linda. "Film Bodies: Gender, Genre, and Excess." Film Quarterly 44.4 (Summer, 1991): 2-13.

Child, Ben. "Maggie Gyllenhaal: At 37 I was 'too old' for role opposite 55-year-old man." The Guardian (May 21, 2015)

Brody, Richard, Héloise Godet and Lawrence Kardish. "Discussing Godard." The Close Up #3 (November 2014)

Telaroli, Gina. "Brigadoon." The Cinephiliacs #23 (July 28, 2013)

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Resources for May 16, 2015







"Repo Man." The Cinematologists #1 (March 23, 2015)





Mad Max: Fury Road (Australia/USA: George Miller, 2015) Dialogic Cinephilia (Ongoing Archive)

Keeney, Gavin. "Seance C.M." Senses of Cinema #64 (September 2012)

"Bande À Part." Cinematologists #2 (March 23, 2015)

Women and Cinema Dialogic Cinephilia (Ongoing Archive)

hooks, bell. "The Oppositional Gaze." Black Looks: Race and Representation South End Press, 1992: 115-131.

Smith, Valerie. "Reconstituting the Image: The Emergent Black Woman Director." Callaloo 37 (Autumn 1988): 709-719.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road (Australia/USA: George Miller, 2015)




Mad Max: Fury Road (Australia/USA: George Miller, 2015: 120 mins)

Benedict, Steven. "Mad Max: Fury Road." (Audio: May 16, 2015)

Bourke, Liz. "Sleeps With Monsters: Mad Max: Fury Road." Tor (May 26, 2015)

Cahput, Edgar. "Mad Max: Fury Road modernizes the franchise without losing its identity in the slightest." Sound on Sight (May 17, 2015)

Chang, Justin. "Film Review: Mad Max: Fury Road." Variety (May 11. 2015)

Coyle, Jake. "Amid Male Landscape of 'Mad Max,' Charlize Theron Dominates." ABC (May 14, 2015)

Dockterman, Eliana. "Vagina Monologues Writer Eve Ensler: How Mad Max: Fury Road Became a ‘Feminist Action Film.’" Time (May 7, 2015)

Hudson, David. "George Miller’s MAD MAX: FURY ROAD: “Grand Theft Auto revamped by Hieronymus Bosch.” Keyframe (May 11, 2015)

Mad Max: Fury Road Critics Round Up (Ongoing Archive)

Mancini, Vince. "Mad Max: Fury Road Might Be The Best Action Movie Of The Last 10 Years." Film Drunk (May 13, 2015)

"My Reaction to Mad Max: Fury Road and the Utter Perfection that is Imperator Furiosa." NOSPOCKDASGAY@TUMBLR.COM (May 19, 2015)

Panda, Robo. "Men’s Rights Activist Site Calls For A Boycott Of Mad Max: Fury Road." Uproxx (May 13, 2015)

Selby, Jenn. "Mad Max heroine Charlize Theron on female roles in Hollywood: 'You're either a really good mother, or a really good hooker.'" The Independent (May 15, 2015)

Sobczynski, Peter. "'I'm Just Here for the Gasoline': An Overview of the Mad Max Saga." Balder and Dash (May 11, 2015)








Resources for May 15, 2015

Coyle, Jake. "Amid Male Landscape of 'Mad Max,' Charlize Theron Dominates." ABC (May 14, 2015)

Kimmelman, Michael. "Van Gogh: The Courage & the Cunning." The New York Review of Books (February 5, 2015)

Panda, Robo. "Men’s Rights Activist Site Calls For A Boycott Of Mad Max: Fury Road." Uproxx (May 13, 2015)

Mancini, Vince. "Mad Max: Fury Road Might Be The Best Action Movie Of The Last 10 Years." Film Drunk (May 13, 2015)

Mattie, Joanna Di. "Hiroshima mon amour." Senses of Cinema (September 2013)

Greenberg, Michael. "The NY Police vs. the Mayor." The New York Review of Books (February 5, 2015)

Janis, Stephen. "Baltimore: Problems And Conditions Precipitating Police Brutality In The Community!" Building Bridges Radio (May 4, 2015)

Hudson, David. "George Miller’s MAD MAX: FURY ROAD: “Grand Theft Auto revamped by Hieronymus Bosch.” Keyframe (May 11, 2015)

Mulvey, Laura. ""Afterthoughts on 'Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema." Feminist Film Theory ed. Sue Thronham. New York University Press, 1999: 122–30.

Barber, William. "Calls for a New Reconstruction in America through Grassroots Activism For Racial and Economic Justice." Building Bridges Radio (May 12, 2015)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Resources for May 7, 2015










Sakharov, Alik. "The Sopranos - Pt. 1." and "The Sopranos - Pt. 2." American Cinematographer (No Date)

Kurant, Willy. "The Immortal Story." American Cinematographer (2010)





Silverstein, Melissa. "Infographic: Cannes Women Filmmakers By the Numbers 2005-2015 #SeeHerNow." Women and Hollywood (May 6, 2015)

Hallward-Driemeier, Douglas. "Making the Case: A conversation with one of the lawyers who argued last month’s big gay-rights case at the Supreme Court." Amicus #17 (May 2, 2015) ["Dahlia Lithwick takes you inside the courtroom for the arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, last month’s much-anticipated gay marriage case at the U.S. Supreme Court. Dahlia is joined by Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, one of three lawyers who argued against same-sex marriage bans. Together, they listen to some of the highlights from oral argument, consider the main legal questions at play, and reflect on the stories of the couples who brought the challenge in the first place."]

Hafetz, Jonathan and Stephen Vladek. "Throwing Away the Key: Has the Supreme Court turned its back on Guantánamo?" Amicus #13 (March 14, 2015)

Donahue, and Peter Glaser. "Mercury Rising: The coal industry and 22 states ask the Supreme Court to throw out new restrictions on toxic emissions." Amicus #14 (March 28, 2015)