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PhD student writing on Thomas Pynchon and the Posthuman Gothic 🌋😱🤖 Literary & critical theory, aesthetics, ecology. Profile picture by @_ddddrrrrmmmm

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15. Clarice Lispector’s Água Viva — Far more abstract and poetical than GH. Whereas the earlier novel ekes out ever… https://t.co/lnZDwUu1b0"Philosophy is not about comfort or being right. It's about doing reps to get neurologically ripped" - @readthiswtf https://t.co/Bq3Gxx39t9
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Retweeted by Gregory MarksOn the powers of pop philosophy & the journey into “the stupidity factory of social media” with @readthiswtf https://t.co/0QMFXYZ6mT @DankCAro Yeah, back in January! It’s incredible!“Can’t you see that this is like a child being born? It hurts. Pain is exacerbated life. The process hurts. Coming-… https://t.co/tPOgV4oHRr“What is called a beautiful landscape causes me nothing but fatigue. What I like are landscapes of dry and baked ea… https://t.co/L2tLb0ZGBy @bigcolonfan Woah! What did you think?“I know that the God is the world. He is whatever exists. I pray to whatever exists? It’s not dangerous to approach… https://t.co/w518n4tNo3 @rob_mose @NegarestaniReza https://t.co/KP59gUwELt @leopcortes Thank you—I actually read GH in January and loved it! Terrifying is certainly a good way to describe it too.
2/28
2020
“If I often paint caves that is because they are my plunge into the earth, dark but haloed with brightness [...] Th… https://t.co/gHZb8I0KxA“The world: a tangle of bristling telephone wires. And the brightness however is still dark: that is I facing the w… https://t.co/KRpt2aM7tfThe Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy hosts Urbanomic director Robin Mackay at Trades Hall, Melbourne, Fri… https://t.co/M646XCaNGu
Retweeted by Gregory Marks @vickyfuck_ Accelerate the process? I can’t process the acceleration!Who wore it better? https://t.co/ShtnrSuqAJmy favorite part of being a writer is putting the fucking words on the fucking page. there is nothing else. nothing… https://t.co/HYhCbGsDdF
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2/27
2020
@cockydooody @athenogenes Years from now, after the Flame Deluge, the Albertian Order of Leibowitz is hard at work,… https://t.co/L1RvA6ZAPebeneath all that silence and placidity, the utmost monster of the seas was writhing and wrenching in agony
Retweeted by Gregory Marks @adolphweedjr @diffandrep Hallward's Out of this World is arguably a better leftist critique, which sees D.'s laten… https://t.co/sVK4rjes0ahttps://t.co/5ZfQDs77zU
Retweeted by Gregory Marks“What would a lone wolf be? Or a whale, a louse, a rat, a fly? Beelzebub is the Devil, but the Devil as lord of the… https://t.co/OGdAuhd41u
2/25
2020
@RooneyMcNibNug SimEarth was the best!https://t.co/vWxhhaBIiC
2/24
2020
Logging on https://t.co/DE3benRk6x
Retweeted by Gregory Marks @mathOclock Cape Fear (1991).Wow ok https://t.co/X6VJv3hWBThttps://t.co/cujscXEuQI @DividuatedFlux @diffandrep @meeesler accelerationism xenofeminism hegel deleuze guattari simondon spinoza derrida… https://t.co/LHCssCw57d @readthiswtf What's the best novel you've read recently?
2/23
2020
@NegarestaniReza What’s your take on Snowpiercer?There is a Joyous Deleuze and a Dark Deleuze, a Deleuze for the vitalist and a Deleuze for the materialist,… https://t.co/SANoq22u5g
Retweeted by Gregory Marks14. Neil Hertz’ The End of the Line — Decent collection of essays on the sublime, of which those on George Eliot an… https://t.co/qMBI9lpEvOFrom vampires and zombies to swarms of rats and packs of wolves, Deleuze & Guattari's collaborative works are compe… https://t.co/6PPBl0qEis
2/22
2020
Presenting soon! https://t.co/dMo1sjSU8x
2/21
2020
Damn, I’m 26 today 🎉👴🏻🎁 @bridgietherease @SimonObirek Hey that's all good! The second chapter ("One or Several Wolves?") is quite short, an… https://t.co/hDyZMv4S9F @bridgietherease @SimonObirek D&G go on for pages in A Thousand Plateaus about wolves, and especially their pack be… https://t.co/1I93huPspchttps://t.co/ys3T8shFQR
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2/20
2020
@Sal100001 @NegarestaniReza https://t.co/7BEE5Wf95P @NegarestaniReza libmats don’t read this . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . hegel is baeThe 2020 Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy Conference will be held at Bond University, Gold Coast, Au… https://t.co/OpZ5ba4Vbx
Retweeted by Gregory MarksEvening School Semester 1 is open for enrolment. Courses on A Thousand Plateaus, Deleuze's Cinema, Lacan on Love,… https://t.co/9i7F03HgiV
Retweeted by Gregory Marks @ndouglas607 https://t.co/qiIsqcR1Jd @ndouglas607 Coincidentally, facile is exactly how I would describe new materialist butcherings of Deleuze, Spinoza, etc.Neil Hertz (1985) on the eeriness of the uncanny, which is derived not from the return of a particular thing, but t… https://t.co/wpVmZbKtnp
2/19
2020
what is wrong with undergrads today??? look at this horrible paper my student wrote: https://t.co/Bs39TOkrKr
Retweeted by Gregory Marks @mhowardthomas Andreas Malm’s The Progress of this Storm has a good Marxist critique of Latour & his epigones“If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the sq… https://t.co/bzyi6zZoag
Retweeted by Gregory Marks“I feel a sort of madness growing upon me—just the opposite of the delirium which makes people fancy that their bod… https://t.co/vaLevKYsYR“Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which w… https://t.co/kYOfHPGSN3 @Sal100001 @OuvreLeChien68 Ah the cunning of reason... or hyperstition as some would call it... @Sal100001 @OuvreLeChien68 No spoilers please, I haven't finished the Phenomenology yet... @OuvreLeChien68 https://t.co/CicKslJogf @cfexontology @regresssion lol perhaps not -- although the Heideggerian influence is felt strongest in his worst passages. @cat_upgrades Hegel bot didn’t even notice me 😢 @regresssion In essence, it’s a step backwards from the old materialisms (whether Spinozist, Marxist, or Deleuzian)… https://t.co/jkoU6CspsS @philosopher_ant Damn I totally forgot about Agamben (long-time frenemy) @zapovednix @icchantika Thanks for the detailed response! Aside from the Web of Life book, what else of Moore's work would you recommend? @mhowardthomas Latour’s whole project is a failed attempt to give a non-Marxist account of reality, by which he obs… https://t.co/YzC43u4bNc @dikeeris Twitter mutuals transcend philosophical squabbles ofc 😊 @icchantika That’s fair!—and I may be too harsh. I figure I’ll need to read more of Moore’s articles to get a bette… https://t.co/5uVqM337x7 @icchantika The difference between Moore’s “capitalism-in-nature; not capitalism *and* nature” semantic games and t… https://t.co/DyZMsxiWT3 @icchantika I need to return to it tbh (having only read a bit of Foster at that point). I remember his charge of “… https://t.co/Xm1Tq9uH8JPhilosophical enemies: New materialists, vitalists, Latour, analytics, the bots retweeting this Philosophical frie… https://t.co/HDwHPT2HKBThyme enough at last! https://t.co/PS2QLdG5Ta
2/18
2020
Having a bit of fun with my last thesis chapter by smuggling in trivia about CCRU, snake-becomings, and the forgott… https://t.co/wnzkHEQuEk @leftpagepod @TheLitCritGuy Thank you! I have found a PDF online, however
2/17
2020
@TheLitCritGuy Ah cheers! I’ve been eyeing that one, but wasn’t sure of quality etc. @_leftaesthetics Haha I wish! But it looks like it has been translated—is this the one? https://t.co/EGeb6a59ZPHey Marxist theory folks, where’s a good place to start if I want to familiarise myself with Operaismo and Autonomia?“The True is thus the Bacchanalian revel in which no member is not drunk” (Hegel). https://t.co/rO25c68ZI0
2/16
2020
@epiktistes She tries so hard to ward off genocidal/eugenicist readings by making vague gestures toward "activism"… https://t.co/1axtej46NW @mnanopoulos lol nice. Some of the occult stuff in the middle chapters is okay, but not groundbreaking. To put a po… https://t.co/k06Tmkmr1j13. Patricia MacCormack’s Ahuman Manifesto — Despite its best efforts at revaluation, the ahuman remains all-too-hu… https://t.co/czb6xWJFJw @NyxLandUnlife To be clear: I get it, finding an audience on Twitter is a slog, and following a ton of people certa… https://t.co/WwX9hE76Xr @NyxLandUnlife “I sure love to follow & unfollow hundreds of people every day to artificially inflate my follower c… https://t.co/nLVbKfGzrR @EBBerger https://t.co/jPBThD1Av1
2/15
2020
🤖🖤💀 https://t.co/a6AX4gtj2u @acephalelephant @vickyfuck_ Nah you’re thinking of our boys Søren and Friedrich. Can’t remember the source but I’m… https://t.co/SJdrhx0Vha @rob_mose @AHHHHposter We stan a scientifically-literate king!! 👑🙏 @AHHHHposter FArthur Schopenhauer is a good person. Soren Kierkegaard is a good person. Friedrich Nietzsche is a good person. Gi… https://t.co/XYrlJGvFzghttps://t.co/vPEbUy4goR
Retweeted by Gregory Marks12. Guillaume Sibertin-Blanc’s State and Politics: Deleuze and Guattari on Marx — Despite the title it’s actually a… https://t.co/KKsWA3iX5U @cockydooody I remember some of his books on aesthetics being mostly okay. Fond impressions of Aisthesis, but the r… https://t.co/W9krDzJSXZ @cockydooody Shaking uncontrollably and having flashbacks to my Ranciere phase“As if neoliberalism reinterpreted the lesson of Luxemburg in its own way: capital never finished its phase of ‘pri… https://t.co/9eilhHOyB2 @smoking_loris Actually Romantics (e.g. Blake, Shelley, Byron) are jacked, but anyone who over-identifies with them… https://t.co/C6jbqvWULp
2/14
2020
2 day Spinoza symposium hosted by UniMelb. Speakers include Moira Gatens on Spinoza and freedom, Janice Richardson… https://t.co/QxRvouOh9U
Retweeted by Gregory Marks @nollid_watov Haha cheers mate! @dirigiblebill I’m also a big fan of your writing—& not only because it convinced me to finally pick up Disco Elysium! @dirigiblebill Hey thanks! It’s always good to know that there’s an interest in this sort of stuff 😊 @goodgorlmachine If I’m focused and not taking too many notes, I can get through about 20-30 pages in an hour. Of c… https://t.co/3ex7XGvRCP @unknowthyself I’m stuffing my face with sushi atm, that’s your answer! 😎 @goodgorlmachine Well I’ve been aiming for 100 per day, but the number is a little inflated by books that I started… https://t.co/UnVgEKNhc0 @cockydooody Both of these points are well argued with a good eye for under-recognised elements of the texts. But t… https://t.co/NBa67UmGLN @cockydooody Well his key arguments are: 1) Deleuzian joy has been taken up naively to smooth over the political, a… https://t.co/zGwvacnHmZ11. Nicholas Thoburn’s Deleuze, Marx and Politics — Essential for anyone who has been put off Deleuze by his academ… https://t.co/JaNJ0Oar3qWhere Jameson sees in Foucault’s Discipline & Punish a vast & disempowering critical edifice, Deleuze perceives a c… https://t.co/JBbnbCfeGJ
2/13
2020

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