What is the difference between a serial object and a model object? What is a gizmo? What is consumption in the modern world? In this episode, our season one finale, we read Jean Baudrillard's exposé on the dizzying system of objects that makes up contemporary consumer society. Listen to us discuss The System of Objects … Continue reading Radical Thoughts Podcast: The System of Objects
In this special bonus episode, I sit down with practicing psychoanalyst and author Patricia Gherovici to discuss her work on transgender issues in psychoanalysis, questions of embodiment and subjectivity, and the accessibility of psychoanalytic practice today.
In our latest episode we discussed Franco Morreti's Signs Taken For Wonders: On the Sociology of Literary Forms. Read on to listen to more of our discussions and access our interviews with sociologists and writers like Hartmut Rosa and Peter Salmon.
On the latest episode of Radical Thoughts we discuss the book Liberalism and Democracy by the Italian politician and legal theorist Norberto Bobbio. We talk about the history of Liberalism, the relationship of the individual to the State, and how radicals should conceive of democracy. Listen to the full episode on buzzsprout or subscribe on … Continue reading Radical Thoughts Podcast 5: Liberalism and Democracy
I realized I haven’t been linking to new podcast episodes on this blog as they’re released! Our latest discussion on Radical Thoughts Podcast is available now. In this episode we discuss Theodore Adorno’s Minima Moralia: Reflections from a Damaged Life. If you’d like to help the podcast and get bonus episodes where I conduct interviews … Continue reading Radical Thoughts Podcast: Minima Moralia
I recently had the opportunity to interview Andrew Milner, a literary critic and social theorist, on the legacy of Raymond Williams and the tradition of cultural materialism. This is the first bonus episode of the podcast, and in the future we're planning on making interview episodes Patreon exclusive (once we get our Patreon set up … Continue reading Radical Thoughts: Interview with Andrew Milner
Things have been getting busy for me recently. On the one hand that includes the drudgery of making money, on the other hand it's also because I've been working on several creative projects. One of those projects just dropped its first little bit of content: the premier episode of the Radical Thoughts Podcast. Radical Thoughts … Continue reading Radical Thoughts Premier Episode: Culture & Materialism
Mandatory New Year’s reflections This was my first full year post-college. For most of it I had my first full-time job, I’ve also been truly unemployed and trying to find more work with debt payment for the first time for the last four months. I’ve also branched out with my writing and had my first … Continue reading Brief 2019 Reflections
A Janitor's Library is a new podcast featuring me and one of my friends having discussions regarding critical theory, art, and current events. In this introductory episode we introduce ourselves, talk about some figures who've influenced us, and discuss potential future topics. You can listen below on Soundcloud. https://soundcloud.com/janitorslibrary/a-janitors-library-0-why-are-we-here