Monthly Archives: September 2017

Evelyn Waugh and Sword of Honour’s Ending

In 2001, the then-not-so-famous Daniel Craig was talked into filming a long TV movie based on the most underrated novel of the 20th century, Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour. I recently watched it, and I highly recommend it to all … Continue reading

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Dos años de blog: grandes éxitos y lo demás

Hace dos años empecé este blog, sin tener una idea muy clara de lo que iba a hacer con él, aparte de evitar las diatribas políticas. He venido a descubrir que lo que me interesa de verdad es la propaganda: … Continue reading

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How to gauge the Ruling Ideology, using the Zizekian concept of Event

This picture below depicts a curious incident, a Zizekian Event, that I witnessed Aug. 20 of this year. The photo was taken at around 1100 that day, a Sunday. As in most years, a public mass had been arranged in … Continue reading

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Los poetas también son malos propagandistas

Percy Bysshe Shelley tuvo, como sus legendarios contemporáneos Byron y Hegel, la ventaja inmejorable de morir joven (*) y dejar un cadáver razonablemente bonito detrás (**). Por suerte, tenía dinero para vivir sin trabajar, porque su desordenada vida amorosa no … Continue reading

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