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Horror Vacui: The Horror of the Age to Come

    In this talk I discuss the deep boredom of our age and how pop cultural products have dealt with it. I ask whether there can be any escape from the machine or whether we are indefinitely trapped in it. Would you like to…

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Highway 101 #3 Driving Through The American Soul

The Dodge Camper Van, brown inside and out, was the first car I ever bought. But it was perfect for our road trip down Highway 101. It was a beautiful thing in its own right. Most American, a bulky form, a beastlike engine and appeal….