Can These Palaces Bring the Nouveau Riche
Daily BeastCan These Palaces Bring the Nouveau Riche Back to Paris?Daily BeastThe glamor of Paris' past combined with an artificial, macaron-hued version of the city—what postmodern French philosopher Jean Baudrillard called a simulacra—is what these palaces are promoting in their efforts to attract wealthy Americans and others.
Posted on 11 August 2017 | 6:35 pm
'I've experienced a lot of depression, but
Starts at 60 (blog)'I've experienced a lot of depression, but this word sums it up'Starts at 60 (blog)By the late 19th Century, the word became associated with feelings of alienation caused by an increasingly industrialised and urbanised society. So, can we translate this now into our experience of 21st Century life? Perhaps this quote from Jean ...
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 3:39 pm
A VR Exhibition Pays Tribute to a Long-Gone
HyperallergicA VR Exhibition Pays Tribute to a Long-Gone Vegas CasinoHyperallergicFrom Jean Baudrillard and Hunter S. Thompson to Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven Izenour, Las Vegas has a way of inspiring imaginative, expansive, and magical — or, some might say, virtual — thinking. One of Las Vegas Boulevard's ...Las Vegas Sands Corp. - LVS - Stock Price Today - ZacksZacks Investment ResearchTop 10 Hedge Funds Holding LVS - Slide 1 of 10 - Holdings ChannelHoldings Channelall 113 news articles »
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 9:21 am
When silence is not golden - News24
News24When silence is not goldenNews24To persuade you of this, consider Jean Baudrillard's use of the concept of the simulacrum, a Latin term for a representation or copy of something or someone. By the 19th century, it had come to refer to a copy of the real that lacked the essence or ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 3:02 pm
Donald Trump and the endgame of “The End
SalonDonald Trump and the endgame of “The End of History”: The latest news from World War IVSalonLast week I suggested here that President Donald Trump could be viewed as a major protagonist in an internal conflict that is dividing the Western world against itself, a conflict French theorist Jean Baudrillard identified 15 years ago as World War IV ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 9:03 am
The Future Is Here
Ligaya Mishan The Peripheral by William Gibson William Gibson’s new novel, The Peripheral , takes the form of one of the most traditional of science-fiction narratives, an anthropological account of first contact between cultures. In this case, the encounter is not interplanetary but between two different periods of time. The book unfolds in two distinct futures, one approximately a decade or ...
Posted on 21 March 2015 | 8:29 am
The 50 most memorable travel quotes
Jean Baudrillard, Cool Memories II 49. "You go away for a long time and return a different person – you never come all the way back." – Paul Theroux, Dark Star Safari 50. "Travelling through the world produces a marvellous clarity in the judgment of men.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 5:57 pm
Jonathan Franzen's Postcard from East Africa
But this only changed the terms of the question of why I travel. It didn’t answer it. Consider the French sociologist Jean Baudrillard’s theory of the simulacrum— the idea that consumer capitalism has replaced reality with representations of reality.
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 3:00 am
A Culture Warrior Contemplates Defeat
Vargas Llosa singles out one French thinker in particular, Jean Baudrillard, to expound on the problem. Baudrillard was an old acquaintance of Vargas Llosa’s, a fellow student and Leftist radical at the Sorbonne in the late 1950s and early ‘60s.
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 11:00 pm
A Tale As Old As...Twitter?: A Breakdown Of
Perhaps this kind of breakdown is best left to the scholars, like French philosopher Jean Baudrillard, who expounded upon the result of the metaphorical and actual lost reference point in his seminal treatise "Simulacra and Simulation," which excavates the ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Jean Baudrillard Jams With Mike Kelley
Everything about this is strange: here is a recording of postmodern philosopher Jean Baudrillard reciting his poetry while a freestyle band backs him up. The members of the group include Mike Kelley, the dearly departed visual artist and founder of Destroy ...
Posted on 14 March 2012 | 3:36 am
kogakogatto2: Jean Baudrillard: The
kogakogatto2: Jean Baudrillard: The Disappearance of Culture: Uncollected Interviews
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:46 pm
Juliana59455628: RT @mjhrishita: "A
Juliana59455628: RT @mjhri@*a: "A negative judgment gives you more satisfacti@^* than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy." - Jean Baudrillard
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:46 pm