Category Archives: Philosophy

Feature: Teach me tonight…

One thing isn’t very clear, my love Should the teacher stand so near, my love? — Dinah Washington   Every so often — and with seemingly increasing regularity — our news feeds are inundated with what can be loosely termed

Feature: Teach me tonight…

One thing isn’t very clear, my love Should the teacher stand so near, my love? — Dinah Washington   Every so often — and with seemingly increasing regularity — our news feeds are inundated with what can be loosely termed

From the Void: It’s Fiction Reaches Out

Let’s begin with the rudimentary; this is not a book for philistines: the cover art of the book was posted on a social media site and was considered as possibly not meeting the site’s standards on nudity. The issue is

From the Void: It’s Fiction Reaches Out

Let’s begin with the rudimentary; this is not a book for philistines: the cover art of the book was posted on a social media site and was considered as possibly not meeting the site’s standards on nudity. The issue is

Feature: Reading Jeremy Fernando

  By Jeremy Fernando… If writing is of the order of death, and reading is the order of life — or a reviving, resuscitation, even necromancy — then the question that is opened is: what happens in-between? Or, perhaps more

Feature: Reading Jeremy Fernando

  By Jeremy Fernando… If writing is of the order of death, and reading is the order of life — or a reviving, resuscitation, even necromancy — then the question that is opened is: what happens in-between? Or, perhaps more

Requiem for the Factory

A review of Jeremy Fernando´s latest work, Requiem for the Factory, would, however small, however modest, all too soon, all too easily presuppose and lay claim to the very singularity of reception, of perception, thinking, writing, memory, indeed of truth,

Requiem for the Factory

A review of Jeremy Fernando´s latest work, Requiem for the Factory, would, however small, however modest, all too soon, all too easily presuppose and lay claim to the very singularity of reception, of perception, thinking, writing, memory, indeed of truth,

50 shades of activism

All that remains is (my and our) humanist hope, without proof. (Ingrid Hoofd) Freedom Freedom You got to give for what you take (George Michael: Freedom) Let me start by unequivocally saying that I have very little patience—bordering on disdain—for

50 shades of activism

All that remains is (my and our) humanist hope, without proof. (Ingrid Hoofd) Freedom Freedom You got to give for what you take (George Michael: Freedom) Let me start by unequivocally saying that I have very little patience—bordering on disdain—for

No Future Now

Denah Johnston’s book, No Future Now, shares part of its title with a song by proto-punks The MC5 (“Future Now” from their High Time album from 1970); punk avatars The Sex Pistols’ (“No Future” from their 1976 Never Mind the

No Future Now

Denah Johnston’s book, No Future Now, shares part of its title with a song by proto-punks The MC5 (“Future Now” from their High Time album from 1970); punk avatars The Sex Pistols’ (“No Future” from their 1976 Never Mind the

Yasmin How You Know?

Almost 4 years after Yasmin Ahmad’s untimely departure, Yasmin How You Know? uncovers the legacy of the storyteller behind films such as Sepet and Gubra and distills it into the form of a book. This is no easy task, but

Yasmin How You Know?

Almost 4 years after Yasmin Ahmad’s untimely departure, Yasmin How You Know? uncovers the legacy of the storyteller behind films such as Sepet and Gubra and distills it into the form of a book. This is no easy task, but