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Jason Read on Truth in a Networked World

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USM Philosophy Professor Jason Read and I will be panelists at Think + Drink: Truth in a Networked World at SPACE Gallery on Wednesday, May 7th. The event is organized by Maine Humanities Council. We had a long, meandering conversation about the topic at Sonny’s where I was fueled by booze, Prof. Read by black […]

Please don’t vote for me in the Portland Phoenix “Best Of” poll

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I was again nominated for Best Of… in the Twitter category this year. The other nominees included @nurse_abby, @missbumptious, @unnegatron (friend and former professor Jason Read) and @SoPoHomo. I am beyond flattered, largely because I am pretty much just straight up myself on Twitter and so when I am nominated it is basically like people […]

Prof. Jason Read on Pervert’s Guides, Žižek and ‘They Live’

SPACE Gallery and the USM Philosophy Symposium have teamed up to present an ongoing philosophy film series since February, 2007. On Wednesday, March 20th, they will show A Pervert’s Guide to Ideology, the 14th film in their series. Presumably, a follow up to A Pervert’s Guide to Cinema, Ideology features a lot of Slavoj Žižek […]

Portlanders on Portlanders No. 1 (feat. Sontiago, Kurt Baker, Knaughty Sarah and More)

In which I ask five Portlanders about some of their other favorite Portlanders. This time around I asked five local rock stars which Portland musicians they have been listening to lately. Sonya Tomlinson (Sontiago) Samuel James continues to be a lasting favorite. He puts on a solid and interactive live performance while simultaneously entertaining with […]