January 31, 2016

Kanye West’s New Slave Daguerreotypes

By Brian Michael Murphy

Kanye West premiered his song and video “New Slaves” by projecting it on the exterior walls of 66 buildings throughout the world. The shots in the video have only two […]

November 4, 2015

The Principle of Inversion

By Amit Majmudar

If you look from a distance at our media talking about traditional religions, you find that “Hinduism” is reduced to the caste system and Hindu nationalism, “Islam” to fundamentalist or […]

March 11, 2013

The Economics of Literary Fame

By Amit Majmudar

  This may be the nature of any widely sought desireable thing in limited supply, but in America, literary fame behaves like money. The most obvious similarity is that, like […]