Category Archives: Animation

TCS: Paper Worlds

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The Coffee Shop – “L’illusion de Joseph” (video)

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“like Slavery, only with extra steps…”

a full array of Chocolate Weapons that will let you satisfy your sweet tooth, with a tastefully tactical appearance except when you want to get past airport security       By ann summers Ice cream can taste like so much Death … Continue reading

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Facebook’s homeless Neoliberalism rather than the homeland for Neo of the Matrix

Work has become a means to stay alive rather than life being an opportunity to do work. Living, mere existence, has always been a necessary pre-condition for engaging in productive activity, but in capitalism it becomes the operative motive. By … Continue reading

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The Triumph of the Nanny-State: Lock-down those classrooms or I’ll hit you with my heroic lunch-box

By ann summers “We wanted to nip the problem in the bud,” (1990) A Second Grader in Widefield, CO, was subjected to investigation and evaluation after he responded to an assignment as to what he saw in the clouds by … Continue reading

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Losing it at the movies is now so much 19th Century Security Theatre

New literal forms of Security Theater make going to the movies so 19th Century where life is a panopti-diorama, old chum. By ann summers From the theatrical large-scale hand-cranked diorama giving urbanized music hall culture new life to the post-WWII … Continue reading

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A Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video about the Trans-Pacific Partnership: “Obama Trades Transparency”

Posted by Elaine Magliaro

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