Hey, Gary--long time no see. I still think fondly of playing hall hockey with a lime. I think you clotheslined me. My memory gets a little fuzzy there...I'm at U of A in Tuscaloosa. Back to being a book artist. How are things with you?
Hey, I never said it was a cheap shot. And I could never play for the ducks now that Kariya left. Still have that rookie card though. :) Glad to see you're still writing. Sounds like work could give you lots of ideas.
Byung-Chul Han argues that love, sex, and even theory are disappearing in consumer cultures because our systems of finances and behaviors erode the Other in favor of sameness.
Late night TV in the US often has commercials for telephone party lines. One that airs frequently in my market has a young blond woman who is home and does not want to go out to meet men. Her presentation is always sexualized with brightly painted pouty lips, a body-hugging mini-dress, and a welcoming expression on her face. The narrator promises that she can skip the bars if she just calls, and she can be…