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Restaurants Are Museums Now

October 18, 2011 by


I’ve been brushing up on my arts and humanities theory the past few months. My first step was to remind myself of the very basics. For this, I reread a text from undergrad, The Theory Toolbox. The book was written specifically to explain basic arts and humanities theories to undergrads, and its authors manage it […]

“Free to Be…Consumers”

October 4, 2011 by


“Today, the utmost radical horizon of our imagination is global capitalism with a human face.” – Slavoj Žižek*     Now that the kids of America are officially back to school, it brings to mind the above commercial, which aired during last year’s back-to-school retail circus. The commercial, which is for Target, depicts three sisters, […]

Simulated Materials in Two Disposable BIC Shavers

May 22, 2011 by


Despite the fact that I have a beard and Caitmechanic doesn’t shave her legs, we both use disposable Bic shavers for trimming, etc. Here is a photo of the shavers we use: In the photo above, the pink shaver above is a model STWP101 “Twin Select Silky Touch” disposable shaver, marketed to women. The green […]