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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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@dcntrrr Made up in the sense that there is no measurable increase in solar radiation in proportion to rising global temperatures. @dcntrrr So you're saying there's nothing incoherent about claiming on the one hand that there is no global warming… https://t.co/bHizPTf6nH @dcntrrr "It's not CO2 it's made-up space rays" "The CO2 is good actually" "I also don't believe in it anyway"Oh you think the climate strike demands are incoherent? But you also believe that global warming is a product of un… https://t.co/n5Ty1A6IFk
9/22
2019
Nietzsche: “I seek an eternity for everything—should the most precious salves and wines be poured into the sea?—and… https://t.co/JvKCvQ4jwb @gros__pipi Nope! Where is a good place to start?Nietzsche against “self-preservation as the cardinal instinct of an organic being:”—among the most basic microbial… https://t.co/tlCkl56qdYNietzsche: “In the vast multiplicity of events within an organism, that part which becomes conscious is but a small… https://t.co/DBa9XG3sbc @Lilypatchwork @NyxLandUnlife I’m sorry... #NRxtinctionRebellion #LesbiaNRxtinction https://t.co/bZUv8DM3FNThe same Nietzsche who declares that we “accelerate the process” warns against the zealots of speed: what is requir… https://t.co/jhn5CvnCt2
9/21
2019
Psychedelic Nietzsche: “The state of pleasure which we call intoxication is precisely a superior sense of power...… https://t.co/RnWc815jJK @apres_crane @peakcapitolism Yeah for sure—and I see it less as an aesthetic qualifier (“wow ghosts are cool!!”) an… https://t.co/Cn6Cpgyh5A @apres_crane @peakcapitolism Crane, mate, you need to read Margaret Cohen—her Gothic Marxism predates Fisher and is… https://t.co/kk2ubaBMfr @german_sierra The Egg Appreciator has logged on
9/20
2019
@NotRtj @abexlumberg @replyall Eager to hear the verdict 🤔Received in the mail today: this gorgeous hardcover edition of Irigaray’s Marine Lover 🌊💙 https://t.co/KTqyeKIIeD @sdicht Oh thank you so much! I'm certainly surprised that the connection hasn't really been made before, or at lea… https://t.co/2G18U3SWKwA scene from Dracula which recalls recent AI fiction: there is an alien intelligence which wishes to go unseen, to… https://t.co/8KmIukQ7BUAah this looks so good: a reading of the feminine Gothic plot as composed of “psychological battles both against an… https://t.co/WA2JVRNZ8v
9/19
2019
@GoodBoyMachine Thinking of what the modern world has taken from us... our traditions... the way things used to be.… https://t.co/SNZKdLrL9VThe pomo gang is all here (: https://t.co/2LWyDSVTVfJust remembered this tag yourself meme I made back in 2016: Philosophy edition! https://t.co/cEmsjsKuz2 @OBad730 Another meme nicked from Facebook, I'm afraid. Perhaps I should make a Pynchon-themed one...“The story of the discovery of our species’ precariousness is also the story of humanity’s progressive undertaking… https://t.co/o3F1weqn8hTag yourself, theory friends. https://t.co/3zn0FYbIlUMy double review of Negarestani's Intelligence and Spirit and the draft of Land's Crypto-Current just dropped: https://t.co/RcBTpqzy9T
Retweeted by Gregory MarksThe new issue of Cosmos and History has not just one but two reviews of Reza Negarestani’s ‘Intelligence and Spirit… https://t.co/pxgEjb0SpW
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9/18
2019
me every day https://t.co/Kx2EQqCdOR📚😭📚 https://t.co/AWZMc2qZHA
9/17
2019
M-C-M’ stands for Memes, Clout, and More Memes. https://t.co/xaENo7fHdRI regret to inform random people that the “capital” in “cultural capital” is a metaphor and a bad one that simultan… https://t.co/X004bYr5zk
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9/16
2019
KNOW YOUR BAT EMOTICONS! /|\(^•.•^)/|\ generic bat ◣(•ˁ῁̼ˀ•) ◢ vampire bat ^((˚ ˁˁ_ˀˀ ˚))^ wrinkle-faced bat… https://t.co/emk4DnHgNX
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9/15
2019
@necrosystems Schopenhauer tho @TheLitCritGuy Giorgio de Maria’s The Twenty Days of Turin is pretty wild.hit that mf like button if you remember this banger 👏😹🔌 https://t.co/sYTppeJ5ET
9/14
2019
We've extended the deadline for submissions to Historical Materialism Melbourne til Sep 27. We warmly welcome paper… https://t.co/66cdIjBliu
Retweeted by Gregory Marks“Parmenides said: ‘One cannot conceive of the non-existent’; we are at the other extreme, and say, ‘That of which o… https://t.co/BZ3n83ahQ6 @necrosystems Fred Turner’s “Counterculture to Cyberculture” for sure. Jodie Dean’s “Blog Theory” is a good illustr… https://t.co/gBmIA5Fbfc
9/13
2019
"It’s possible to view the paranormal storytime as a negotiation of internet-induced anxieties about 'presence' in… https://t.co/rce2FSB7C9“The AI is your boss, your boss’s boss, and your boss’s boss’s boss: [...] Amazon has implemented a relatively late… https://t.co/sI4e84XWxR
9/12
2019
What’s up Deleuze-heads, it’s Molecular Schizo-Becoming reporting in! https://t.co/hwWM5W95S4https://t.co/nqEVchg7Qg
9/11
2019
@bratton @Sal100001 ‼️‼️universities: we teach students to think critically & communicate clearly also universities: our innovative commit… https://t.co/lupOCtt6X8
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9/10
2019
“The most monstrous aberrations are bound to flourish in soil once it has been disinfected of the imagination.” —Angela Carter, “Dr Hoffman”“Such events partook in an aesthetics of domination, a pleasurable (and, for those from the lower classes, masochis… https://t.co/cAGfP6ZpiA“A public anatomy, invariably conducted on the body of an executed criminal, was a meticulously theatrical event. [… https://t.co/q4xorFxQDOthe dream... https://t.co/Q8ZqUaM3mgOn the political limits of monster studies: “Rather than seeing the arena of monstrosity as a site of contestation,… https://t.co/QrKeiuDy3S“Rather than premodern superstitions, therefore, fantastic depictions of global capitalism as a vampire-system that… https://t.co/Sy1AaLCZK7Not long now before Thomas Moynihan (@nemocentric) ’s Spinal Catastrophism arrives... meanwhile feast on the full c… https://t.co/mcIcSe5dl2
Retweeted by Gregory MarksThacker: "What makes 'Ugetsu' so compelling is the way that it describes human beings coming up against a world tha… https://t.co/8YBr9p2bgQ“The destruction of mankind will begin with the forests of Hida turning into leeches and end with black creatures s… https://t.co/LgyrywNAIa
Retweeted by Gregory MarksThe occult economies of capitalism dismember bodies for vampiric consumption and zombified control. In this light,… https://t.co/i8HZNfDibwMcNally on the monstrosity of the market: “The very insidiousness of the capitalist grotesque has to do with its in… https://t.co/1dxaqY30jH
9/9
2019
Adding this article to the top of my to-read list: a reading of George Eliot’s early Gothic novella “The Lifted Vei… https://t.co/ro3SYHWzrwi don't think i mentioned the terrible vibes this thing threw off. it's a depiction of the "lord of the red", a pat… https://t.co/sB3a2s5x53
Retweeted by Gregory Marks @semiotiquee Blessed Chicago 🙏🙏🙏DO YOU THINK THIS IS A GAME https://t.co/kyBrAbkXXUAmazed that anyone has the time or will to write journal articles after seeing so many awful in-house referencing and formatting styles.A quick distinction between horror and terror: in a horror story nobody survives unscathed—whereas in a tale of ter… https://t.co/0tGU5Fvf9P
9/8
2019
Today the thought of extinction is ever-present, but the terms by which we imagine it are far from new. From the ap… https://t.co/IbLVEy1fpC @DCBARKERTIC @ausdruck_books OA, Sense8, Dark, Dark Crystal: the pieces of Netflix’s occult conspiracy...I can keep up with the class prep, the essay marking, the office hours—but keeping my shirts ironed?? Think again!How I look on the first day of classes versus mid-semester https://t.co/8BvqLCHr7P
9/7
2019
@0hNothing It went great! Currently neatening it up to post on my blog this weekend.Watching Dark Crystal with my gf and—wait a minute... IS THAT A MFING NUMOGRAM? https://t.co/SdO6Oz8OXi @k_jax_technics Yeah I think the faves tend to depend on what predilections a person already has (for apocalyptic f… https://t.co/4fSyJETvqS @k_jax_technics I’m a sucker for the post-apocalyptic novels (of which Drowned Worlds is probs the best). But Atroc… https://t.co/A29fb66nA7
9/6
2019
@DrJtheJingG @lazcorp Hey thanks for the shout out! Psychedelic Gothic looks fascinating—I’ll have to give it a clo… https://t.co/fgordG320jI didn't know really know about the Lynch Bacon connection much before. Black lodge inchoate pretty clear here. https://t.co/TNA8UTGpdF
Retweeted by Gregory MarksJust presented on the sublime, the eerie, and the imagination of extinction in Byron and Ballard for a Federation U… https://t.co/RGDlaPpfDa"The history of the sublime is the history of imagining extinction" - @thewastedworld https://t.co/OXa8Cw4tJJ
Retweeted by Gregory Marks @JimiWen Perhaps! Although I think a humanist sublime would still have a different dynamics to the beautiful (contr… https://t.co/0g5QMiqkEJChristopher Peterson (2018) on the phantasmatic persistence of the human within the posthuman: even in our thought… https://t.co/EByDaXbsXU
9/5
2019
We are pleased to announce the inaugural MSCP Essay Prize. Two prizes of $2000 will be awarded to the essays which… https://t.co/RnTkas8eJ5
Retweeted by Gregory MarksMansfield’s review of Richardson is savage: “There are times when she seems deliberately to set [her mind] a task,… https://t.co/fLMAuf4LjnThomas Weiskel on the Romantic Sublime, the essential claim of which “is that man can, in feeling and in speech, tr… https://t.co/V9E2BjomiR @DrJtheJingG Gerald!
9/4
2019
We recorded a truly epic podcast with the wonderful Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh and @qdnoktsqfr last week - on Omnicide,… https://t.co/nmfQdccS3C
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9/3
2019
Jameson (1981) on the autoreferential structure of the theory of ressentiment: as the “expression of extreme annoya… https://t.co/xa56rfJK8c @deepst8 GREEN-RED GANG https://t.co/5kpFQTsx86 @apres_crane @apres_cassowary
8/31
2019
@tr5grfq9wy Agreed! 👏👏👏 @kvnrogan That’s a solid stack. Have you got onto the Theweleit yet?
8/30
2019
Well it’s about time! https://t.co/CmQDDYbaXP @alan_diaz_al @adornofthagn More recently, Kohei Saito has written a fantastic book on Marx & ecology; and although… https://t.co/5Tc2DV9jBg @alan_diaz_al @adornofthagn John Bellamy Foster’s “Marx’s Ecology” is essential—and Foster, Clark & York’s “The Eco… https://t.co/JKvyJQz7Hj @xenogothic Congrats mate! Keen as to read it! @adornofthagn @nomadological In the context of Morton (& also Haraway, etc) there is a recourse to animism and othe… https://t.co/XI0pdJJ1kI @k_jax_technics @Content_Ac @anti_minotaur @realMaxCastle @Lilypatchwork I think you’re spot on—there’s never any s… https://t.co/YBrNKy4eNn @realMaxCastle Honestly curious to know where you see things going? Outer space? Inner space?—if we’re going to esc… https://t.co/1QY205cQcA @nomadological @adornofthagn I’m also not sure that Morton’s thought necessarily leads to communism (or not any mor… https://t.co/k07iETViJS @nomadological @adornofthagn Accepting Morton’s claims about the death of nature (which I don’t really buy), I don’… https://t.co/JcerGPABkh @laincortes Can’t believe the world ended and we didn’t notice. Hope I can catch it on a rerun... @laincortes Fond memories of 2012, now so long ago 😢 @adornofthagn Yeah fair—there’s a lot of unhelpful catastrophism in green politics. If anything I find the eco-Marx… https://t.co/GbRtYk5FXC @GabeKahan @accelerbot @MushiKachi The Fanged Noumena collection is the place to start. The essay “Making It With D… https://t.co/VeO8S4XYsF
8/29
2019

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