Étiquettes » Guy Debord

Northwestern vs. Ohio State, a serious and self-parodically high-brow preview

« Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn’t you ?
People’d call, say, « Beware doll, you’re bound to fall.

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Theory Versus Practice (YouTube Video)

I made a YouTube video detailing the split between theory and practice that I experience in my day to day life as a writer and thinker, and reference philosophers that talk about the split, such as William James, the American pragmatist. 101 mots de plus

Antonin Artaud and Guy Debord: Theatre and Spectacle


This article analyses Antonin Artaud’s theatre theory (the Theatre of Cruelty) by comparing his perspective on modern society and modern theatre to thinkers such as Jacques Derrida, Jacques Rancière and Jean Baudrillard. 4 742 mots de plus

Guy Debord

Mass Media Label Mongers?

From the book Society of the Spectacle, by Guy Debord. Debord critiques contemporary consumer culture and commodity fetishism.  One of the issues he deals with is mass media. 58 mots de plus


Week 7: Day 1

Assignment 7: Dérive – drift
Due: W 7:D 2
What to Turn In: When you’ve completed your drift, you both write down what your “authentic” experience produced. 273 mots de plus

Tattoo You?

Based on this article on BBC website and the research of Dr. Andrew Timming and various assumptions that can and are drawn from research regarding tattoos and employability. 887 mots de plus