Is this an evangelical graffiti artist? A lesbian angel? Parson Cross, Sheffield.
In response to the encroaching privatisation and cost of University in England, there is a movement to found Free Universities. Some friends working in North Sheffield around Parson Cross have recently been awarded an Arts Council grant and as part of their work they are founding a Poly-Technic. In the past Universities were the better […]
Another line of Zizek’s is illustrated by the spoonerism of James Naughtie on the Today programme. James Naughtie is barely, but just about manages, to suppress his hysterical laughter. Everyone who has heard the clip knows he is pissing himself laughing and covering it with a cough. I have heard no criticism of him for […]
Today I was listening to a talk by Zizek relayed on youtube. In it he spends time, as ever, trying to describe the big other. He uses Freud’s idea of the drive and in the case of sight he notes that Freud considers drive to be reflexive, mentioning the French reflexive form of the verb […]
This is a film that starts with emotional retardation at it’s heart, a lack of passion, indeed it’s impossibility. The hero, Walter is an introvert as well as being a muppet who discovers his muppetness in the film and, of course, his happiness at the same time.
Worth watching sister dear. The film is most remarkable by being in the genre of classic Hollywood epics. It has a feel of the fifties and sixties. Otherwise what I noticed was the coherence in what is deemed acceptable by censors. Heads cut off and varied scenes of a gory nature are allowed but any […]