Top

Culture

CultureTechnologyTop Section

Ragnarok, but Dumber

The Vic Berger-FuckJerry meme feud tells us that a very stupid cyberpunk future has already arrived.
CultureSatireTop Section

The Non-Bad Place

Welcome to the other side, the world of 2019.
CultureTop Section

The Decline of the Imperial Aesthetic

The Plattenbau, being the remnant of an overcome social order, encapsulates the anachronism that is mid-century modernism.
CultureTop Section

Oblivious Eros

America after the sexual revolution.
CultureTop Section

Game Over

Industrialized leisure is yet another candidate for the title of the secular age's surrogate religion.
CultureTop Section

Sarah Jeong and the Only Direction

The radicalism that is mainstream in the American press is not Marxism. It's something more cynical.
CultureTop Section

The Power Elite’s Queer Liturgy

"Pride Month" provides the most concrete examples of elites sanitizing their power through a conspicuous devotion to inclusivity.
CultureLiteratureTop Section

A Different Grim Future

Cyberpunk was born from left-liberal anxiety. But as dystopia unfolds, that same ethos is powerless to do anything but applaud.
CultureTop Section

The Aeneid for Incels

Someone like Elliot Rodger is not an alien from outer space. He is produced by the society around him.
CultureHistoryTop Section

The American Question

The one thing we all have in common is that all our ancestors left home