“My New Roots”

  Sarah Britton. My New Roots. New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2015. A highly-stylized and comprehensive presentation of a synthesis between slightly contradictory tendencies of veganism and the ancestral diet, carried through tales of local-food celebration with a slight nod to grain-free cuisine and its creative applications of chia seeds. …

Aesthetics and Politics (Verso, 2007): Expressionism

Adorno, Theodor, et. al. Aesthetics and Politics. London, New York: Verso, 2007.   Presentation I: Bloch Against Lukács “The pivotal issue of the exchange – the relationship between Expressionist art and social reality – is not easily arbitrated. [Ernst] Bloch’s defense of Expressionism avoided direct confrontation with the aesthetic premisses …

Failure to Thrive

April 2013 This essay results from research and inquiry into self-care and self-destruction in relation the history of medicine (and its relation to the history of capitalism). I wouldn’t write it like this again, but here it is, available as a PDF below. Failure to Thrive (Spring 2013)