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Zero Squared #20: Pop Dialectic May 21 2015

C Derick Varn is the guest this week and we discuss a book by Russell Jacoby entitled Dialectic of Defeat. Varn is a reader at Zero Books, he's a long time contributor to my old podcast Diet Soap, and...

David Letterman, Hegel, and Philip K Dick = Praxis May 19 2015

This is a rough draft for a presentation to be given at the start of a Panel Discussion at the Left Forum at the end of May. The panel is entitled Theory vs Practice, or What is Praxis? and will featu...

Madness as Ontology-Catching Foucault's quote mining May 17 2015

This blog post was written for and submitted to the Partially Examined Life blog. I am posting it here as well. - Douglas Lain   It's probable that one could not find a weaker defense a...

Zero Squared #19: Listening to Writing and Letters May 13 2015

Daniela Cascella is the guest this week and we discuss her book F.M.R.L. The book is described as “a collection of fragments and essays recording accidents of hearing and detours of thought in res...

Radical Publishing and Contradictions in Clickbait May 11 2015

This is a rough draft for a presentation to be given at the start of a Panel Discussion at the Left Forum at the end of May. The panel is entitled Radical Publishing: Contradictions in Clickbait and w...

The Real Thing: Zero Books Capital Reading Group May 10 2015

Emeritus professor Andrew Kliman and philosophy kid Andy Marshall join Douglas Lain for another discussion of Marx's Capital, Volume One. ...

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