Coke? The perfect commodity. Why?
documentary The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology Slavoj Žižek explains.
The documentary is now online in full. (update: the documentary was taken offline a few days after I had posted it.)
Slavoj Žižek is unique in using films to prove philosophical points, see
film and philosophy.
The full text of the
The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology is here .
(2008) was a four-part documentary miniseries that chronicled the history of sexual culture in America from the 1950s through the turn of the millenium. Ironically, the version shown on VH1 was Sex: The Revolution pixelated to censor nudity including in discussions of censorship of nudity.
I’m afraid this is that pixelated version.
Nevertheless, they are all here. Follow the links
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Previously on this blog:
Do Communists Have Better Sex? , 2006, a documentary by André Meier
Knee 1” is a segment from the opera (1976), an Einstein on the Beach opera scored and written by Philip Glass.
The 1978 recording above was released by
Columbia Masterworks Records, with an illustration by Milton Glaser. The solo voice is by Iris Hiskey.
“Knee 1” is
World Music Classic #915
Le Sud” from (1974). Nino and Radiah
“Le Sud” is
world music classic #914
Saw the play
Liefdesverklaring with my students at De Studio, Antwerp by Fabuleus.
Liefdesverklaring (lit. declaration of love) is based on (1966, German: Offending the Audience Publikumsbeschimpfung) by Peter Handke, an anti-play that breaks the fourth wall.
Publikumsbeschimpfung can be seen in full above.
(2013) by Frédéric Doazan Supervenus
An animated short film by
Frédéric Doazan. It is a critique of the female beauty ideal and cosmetic surgery.
I’m back from Berlin.
bullet hole city.
Berlin seems to lack an
I’m guessing everything was destroyed during
Walls everywhere are riddled with bullet holes.
Photo taken near the Berlin Victory Column