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Big Bang MindBend

Hey Adbusters, So you say you want a revolution … well … which one? Eviscerate neo-liberal corporate capitalism with its “personhood” succubus birthing unlimited political power? Or Cliven Bundy/2016? Topple dictators, tyrants, presidents-for-life,...Show More Summary


by From Adbusters #117: Blueprint for a New World, Part 6: Aesthetico Vladimir Putin began as an unruly little boy fighting older thugs in the courtyard of the housing complex where he grew up in post-war Leningrad. He soon became a hooligan and “hood,” just like the boys he fought with. Show More Summary

On plants and modernity

From Adbusters #103: I thrust my hand into the dark earth … and curl my fingers into a loose fist around a clump of soil. The rays of sun above me filter through the coverage of a heritage magnolia tree, its canopy blocking half of the potato bed below. Show More Summary

Clever Animals

In some remote corner of the universe, poured out and glittering in innumerable solar systems, there was once a star on which clever animals invented knowledge. That was the haughtiest and most mendacious minute of a “world history” — yet only a minute. Show More Summary

A Green Silence

by From Adbusters #118: Blueprint for a New World, Part 6: Aesthetico Artist Unknown Dark economies suck at the forests and oceans like insatiable demons, and all the kids head to the desert ripped on empathogens to burn effigies. I rolled out of my tent to watch the eclipse. Show More Summary

Fuck It All

As our planet degrades, a new meaning, a new aesthetic emerges. We begin to crack jokes, explode mindbombs, float insane off-the-loop meta memes that spread like wildfire in the collapsing scenario we find ourselves in. We don't just...Show More Summary

Life in the Algorithm

From Adbusters #117: Blueprint for a New World, Part 6: Aesthetico The searches we make, the news we read, the dates we go on, the advertisements we see, the products we buy and the music we listen to. The stock market. The surveillance society. Show More Summary


Let the Meme Wars begin! The high priests of mainstream economics received a feisty welcome to the American Economic Association conference in Boston last Friday as a group of intrepid rebel economists with the Kick It Over campaignShow More Summary

Gang of Five

Pete Solza There is a solemn, noble air in the United Nations Security Council. This is the good people chamber, the justice HQ, where democratic champions gather to defeat poverty, battle epidemics and keep peace in the world. But the...Show More Summary

The Last Taboo

The last taboo is the myth of civilization. It is built upon the stories we have constructed about our genius, our indestructibility, our manifest destiny as a chosen species. It is where our vision and our self-belief intertwine with our reckless refusal to face the reality of our position on this Earth. Show More Summary

What a Ride

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, “Wow! What a ride!” Hunter S. Thompson Aesthetico #117 Hunter S. Thompson New Life Read more on

Your Magic Charm

Cut out and keep a little bit of finely granulated sandpaper with you at all times. Let it be your magic charm, helping you, bit by bit, day by day, rub out all the corporations in your life. Aesthetico #117 corporations Read more on

One More Mighty Leap

FX Media Phierce Media from animal self to Gutenberg self to modern & postmodern & metamodern self … now the time has come for one more mighty leap … Aesthetico #117 modernism Postmodernism Metamodernism Read more on


LEAH MCINNIS All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone. — Pascal Aesthetico #117 Pascal humanity Read more on

After You've Gone

The North Sea, Corey Arnold So much of what we cherish and hold dear in our lives depends on the future survival of humanity into the future … but what if there is no future? The immanent disappearance of human life would exert a generally...Show More Summary

The New Artist

Scientists at the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon have created The New Artist, an autonomous robot that creates art for other machines. With the creation of an aesthetic outside human cognition, The New Artist claims for itself the powers of perception, fruition and interpretation. Leah McInnis Aesthetico #117 robotics art Read more on

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