The left is dead, the Earth is dying, and humanity is doomed. To cope, we've decided to record ourselves talking about the left, the right, history, politics, theory, and other things we think are relevant to our late-capitalist epoch.
A clean, honest, and unsentimental melancholy is required; we've cultivated one and would like to share it with you.
United States
14 episodes
since Oct, 2018


In part two of our discussion we finally get around to talking about horror movies, Jenny talks about Caliban and the Witch a lot more, and Chris brings that conversation back around to fascism... again. The outro music is Lords of the New Church- Open Your EyesTowards A Gothic Marxism I – On Monstershttps://thelitcritguy.com/2018/02/05/towards-a-gothic-marxism-i-on-monsters/Towards A Gothic Marxism Part Two: Monsters For Socialismhttps://thelitcritguy.com/2018/02/05/towards-a-gothic-marxism-part-two-monsters-for-socialism/ A Thousand Lost Worlds: Notes on Gothic Marxism by Adam Turlhttp://www.redwedgemagazine.com/evicted-art-blog/a-thousand-lost-worlds-notes-on-gothic-marxism Socialists Must Reclaim Halloweenhttps://jacobinmag.com/2018/10/halloween-socialism-china-mieville Michael Lowy on Benjamin’s Gothic Marxismhttps://www.radicalphilosophy.com/article/walter-benjamin-and-surrealismThe Horror of the Real: Zizek as Modern Gothichttp://zizekstudies.org/index.php/IJZS/article/view/356/356Adam Tooze on Surrealism and Gothic Marxismhttps://blindfieldjournal.com/2016/12/01/of-surrealism-marxism/McNally, David. Monsters of the Market : Zombies, Vampires and Global Capitalism. Chicago, IL: Haymarket Books, 2012.Cohen, Margaret. Profane Illumination : Walter Benjamin and the Paris of Surrealist Revolution. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993Federici, Silvia. Caliban and the Witch. New York London: Autonomedia Pluto, distributor, 2004.Support the show
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