Tagged: Black Friday

Performative barbarism


Americans are to blame for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Binge eating on Thanksgiving goes with binge shopping like savory gravy on garlic mashed potatoes.

The turn to comic book narratives for subject matter bespeaks a dearth of imagination among filmmakers producing for the commercial market.

Through his mocking imitation of the physical disability of a New York Times reporter, Mr Trump is merely tugging at the heartstrings of the thoroughly, morally debased Republican electoral base. His performative barbarism appeals to its inner Attila.

She will

By rejecting an immigration cap, Switzerland remains one of the most civilized nations on earth.

Desperate times breed desperate acts, hence, the Black Friday scrums. At least people weren’t rolling around on the floor in hopes of drawing a red card.

According to the WWF, the “number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years.” And yet, the survival of the urban pigeon continues unabated.

In light of recent turmoil over pay raises, I say unto my brethren: In late capitalism, Dickensian pay packages are the norm for the labouring, academic classes.

No one lies when they swear on a bible.


In the 90s, I had the distinct displeasure of having to pass through Bitterfeld (in the former East Germany) in travels between Berlin and Merseburg. It was a post-industrial nightmare, I couldn’t imagine living in the vicinity.

Elizabeth I would have sunk this armada of Volga Boatmen.

Nothing can halt the forward advance of exchange value, especially at 50% off.

Mickey Rourke, age 62, scored a tremendous boxing victory over his 75 year old opponent.