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The Highest Luxury: Reading Ranciere and the Beauty of Forgetting

“Culture closely resembles life, but it is mimicry, facsimile, a reproduction of an origin never experienced in the first place. What is left are zombie forms, mechanically driven animations of death.” Continue reading

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Fifty Days of the Dead

Pathology residents are required to perform 50 autopsies during their four years of residency. John Biemer has 40 to go. Continue reading

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Are You Dead, or Just Not on Facebook?

Where do we go to die online? Continue reading

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Blue Spark, Part III

Grief, chance, guilt, marriage – and what drove Nelly Reifler, in 2003, to say goodbye to someone who was then very much alive. Continue reading

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Blue Spark, Part II

Grief, chance, guilt, marriage – and what drove Nelly Reifler, in 2003, to say goodbye to someone who was then very much alive. Continue reading

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Blue Spark, Part I

Grief, chance, guilt, marriage – and what drove Nelly Reifler, in 2003, to say goodbye to someone who was then very much alive. Continue reading

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The Filthy Legacy of T-Model Ford

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 “If hard times and suffering qualify a man to sing the blues, then T-Model Ford can be said to be overqualified.” -Jay McInerney ~ TONIGHT, THE AFTERLIFE is getting its ass kicked; its women have been bedded and its whiskey … Continue reading

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