Episode 28: Cuteness and Cringe - A Lacanian Theory of Online Culture


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Daniel (@danieltutt) and Mike (@mcrumps) are joined by Bonni Rambatan (@bonni07) and Jacob Johanssen (@Jacob_PhD) to discuss their forthcoming book Event Horizon: Sexuality, Politics, Online Culture, and the Limits of Capitalism.

We discuss Bonni and Jacob's theory of online culture, a Lacanian analysis of social media, trolling, incels, and a theory of why the Internet is all about cuteness.

Music: Alice Coltrane - "Reflection on Creation and Space" (A Five Year View) LP 1973

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