Author Archive:

Not the Spokesman You Are Looking For

David Lowery and the inefficacy of moral shaming.

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Freedom is a Strong Seed, Planted in a Great Need

The Cold War and America’s racial politics.

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Looks like We’re in for Heavy Concepts

A lot of the work that claims to be so “high concept” doesn’t really strike me as actually being all that high concept. It’s more “heavy concept” than “high concept.”

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On the 10th day of Christmas…

What is so marvelous about this illustration is that it draws from abstraction a kind of conceptual quality without aiming for narrative or semiotics – an embodied, tactile concept dominated by space and sensation.

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“Qu’est-ce que c’est Godard?” Roundtable Index

The Godard roundtable index

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Bonne fête, M. Godard!

Godard gets a roundtable. Bon Anniversaire!

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Reality, bah. Give me soaps!

Soap operas vs. Jaime Hernandez.

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