Tag Archives: object-oriented ontology

On The Ricky Litany

I’m a huge fan of Trailer Park Boys, and I was rewatching the movie this afternoon while I was doing some writing. Being that I was writing about the weird things that I write about, the “Ricky says fuck a lot” … Continue reading

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On Portal 2

Because of the Steam Summer Sale, the great economic Satan that it is, I finally played through Portal 2. Like everyone else on the planet, I enjoyed it, and I think that there are a number of things that still … Continue reading

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Flat Ethics, OOO, and Politics

I don’t count myself in the object-oriented ontology court. I read the books, I keep up with the blogs, and I even participate in a OOO book club. I am interested in OOO (and speculative realism more broadly) because I … Continue reading

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On Bastion

So I didn’t like Bastion the first time that I tried it. It was last summer, I think, when the demo showed up on Live. I read all of the push about the game, about how it was beautiful, about loss and … Continue reading

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How I Politically Situate Myself

I followed The Nonhuman Turn conference closely. I watched the keynotes, kept up on twitter, and got the lowdown about the moment-to-moment from people on the ground. I was involved in it, in a way that only the internet allows, … Continue reading

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