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Episode 22: Culture – Exiting The Haunted Mall, With Grafton Tanner

Episode 22: Culture – Exiting The Haunted Mall, With Grafton Tanner
On this special episode of Discourse Collective, Hunter (@copcemetary), Malloy (@mmaloyboy) and Sergey (@NovemberBrav0) interview Grafton Tanner about his book “Babbling Corpse: Vaporwave And The Commodification Of Ghosts”, examining vapor as a phenomenon and an aesthetic, how it reflects the haunted culture we live in, and what it says about our politics and philosophy.

Babbling Corpse is available for purchase on Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/Babbling-Corpse-Vaporwave-Commodification-Ghosts-ebook/dp/B01G2M4LV8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1492610703&sr=8-1&keywords=babbling+corpse
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Episode 7: Culture – Children of Men and the World of Fascism

This week in culture, @hanniballefter, @pnw_trope and @mmalloyboy discuss the 2006 Alfonso Cuarón film “Children of Men” focusing on its portrayal of a world in a post-fascist stage, a nod to Mark Fisher’s Capitalist Realism, and a discussion of the religious and familial themes the movie uses. It’s an incredible movie which we all definitely recommend watching.

Related Reads:
http://www.zero-books.net/books/capitalist-realism
https://www.dukeupress.edu/no-future
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Episode 3: Culture – Ex Machina, Sex Robots and the Volcel/Incel Divide

Our very first recorded episode which we sat on for a while while we got everything set up, featuring @pnw_trope and @hanniballefter. This week, they decided to break down the reactionary-ness of Ex Machina (WARNING: They spoil the ending) and get deep in the weeds on the politics and perspectives of the world of Artificial Intelligence.

Hannibal’s Westworld Article:
Green Room, Westworld, and Cinematic Mathematics
Source: Discourse Collective