Saturday, February 18, 2017

Resources for February 18, 2017

"Heteropatriarchy is the logic by which all other forms of social hierarchy become naturalized… The same logic underlying the belief that men should dominate women on the basis of biology underlies the belief that the elites of a society naturally dominate everyone else[…]we must develop strategies that address state violence and interpersonal violence simultaneously." --  Smith, Andrea. "Preface" to The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence within Activist CommunitiesAK Press (August 22, 2016) [Quoted in Corinne Manning's "Ideal Lover." (2017)]

Bradley, S.A. and James Hancock. "A Good Cast is Worth Repeating, Part II: Tod Browning." Hellbent for Horror #31 (January 26, 2017)

Brooks, Brian. "Liv Ullmann On Love, Passion, Isolation and Friendship in Documentary Liv & Ingmar." FilmLinc Daily (December 12, 2013)

Orr, Niela. "The Defiant I Am Not Your Negro." The Baffler (February 10, 2017)

Strahan, Jonathan, Liza Groen Trombi and Gary Wolfe. "The Locus Year in Review." The Coode Street Podcast (February 13, 2017) ["For our 299th episode, we are joined once again by Locus editor-in-chief Liza Groen Trombi for our annual discussion of the Locus Magazine recommended reading list, covering the history of how the list evolved, who participates in compiling it, what its purpose is, and what our own thoughts are about the titles included this year in the book categories of the list(included the newly reinstated Horror Novel category). We also pay a brief tribute to our old friend and former Locus columnist Ed Bryant, who passed away earlier this week."]

Woubshet, Dagmawi. "The Imperfect Power of I Am Not Your Negro." The Atlantic (February 8, 2017) ["Raoul Peck’s documentary brings to life James Baldwin’s urgent ideas about race in America, even if it leaves out a key aspect of the writer’s life and work: his sexuality."]

Wu, Tim. "The Attention Merchants." Radio West (November 14, 2016) ["Wherever you turn these days, commercials, sponsored social media, and other advertising efforts await your attention. The influential thinker Tim Wu says we have the “attention merchants” to thank for that. In a new book, Wu argues that the concerted efforts of advertisers to attract our attention at every opportunity has made us more distracted and less focused than ever before."]

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?
Caught in a landslide, No escape from reality
Open your eyes and see....
(Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody)

Michael Shannon Is Good and Busy from Fandor on Vimeo.

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