The Factoids of Life

The Factoids of Life
Amazing Facts...and Beyond! with Leon Beyond
Treasury of Triviastrips
- with Beyondex and silk-screened cover.

Available at SPX, APE, and on the web
in a few weeks.


New Construction #2: St.L THUM

New book
"a newsletter of cartooning issues and concerns"
Available at SPX and APE
and on the web in the next few weeks.

This issue contains a short article about "thumbnailing"
and an exhibition of thumbz by Dan Zettwoch, Ted May, and me.


Holy Negative Capability

"...In the responses to The Dark Knight I posted here, it was Wayne Wedge who captured the way that the film functions as a hyper-object in late capitalism. The very multivalence of The Dark Knight, its capacity to generate radically different interpretations, to elicit discourse, is what makes it a highly efficient meta-commodity. A text with a single monologic Message, even supposing such a thing could exist, would not be able to 'provoke the debate' which capitalist culture now feeds upon.
It not only that a cultural object can be opposed to capitalism on the level of content, but it serve it on the level of form; one could convincingly go further and argue that the ideology of capitalism is now 'anti-capitalist' (sic)..."

-The nefarious kritical kriminal k-punk traps the Batman in his trickiest trap yet! Will this mean curtains for capitalism? Tune in next time, same Bat Time, same...Bat...Cha[click]

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