04 May 2014

Hair Club for Men

Finally remembered to post the fifth and final musical d├ętournement in my series on gender construction and socialization through the media.



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This is my fifth musical d├ętournement involving gender and the media, and the final in this series. This one is an investigation of the ties between hair and male virility, from the classical and biblical periods to today. It is a critique of consumer culture's attempts to play upon male insecurities and sell imagined masculinity.

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03 May 2014

because they have always already occurred

the present is always already a state of anticipation.

"so, how is it that things happen? aren't we always just waiting for the--"

because they have always already occurred.

temptorus

zeno,
st. augustine,
bergson.

the present is a cavitation bubble.
it makes real and perceptible, anticipation,
in the manner that water moves out of the way ahead of something Other moving through its space.

http://eswt.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/cavitation.gif

antici