Monthly Archives: January 2013

On Riff Raff or Swag Rap or Pure Aesthetics

“When the world was born, everybody was naked.” – Riff Raff Look–I know my hip hop well enough to talk through some broad structures. I am not an expert. Inevitably, whenever someone stakes an opinion on rap or hip hop, … Continue reading

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de Castell and Bryson on utopia

So our argument is for disenchantment, and for the abandonment of a utopian landscape of desire that has never been anything but entrapment. Suzanne de Castell and Mary Bryson “Retooling Play: Dystopia, Dysphoria, and Difference”

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TCiW: The Year in Review 2012

I’m making this post for a few reasons. First, this year was really rad. I got hooked into a few online communities that have made me a lot cooler, and a lot better, as a person–you all know who you … Continue reading

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