Repoliticising Depression: Late Mark Fisher’s Vital Lesson

On the 13th of January 2017 British writer, thinker and theorist Mark Fisher committed suicide. Fisher, working as a visiting lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London had started his academic career by completing a PhD in ‘Cybernetic Theory Fiction’ at the University of Warwick. However, most of Fisher’s most important work took place outside of…

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The Chaos of Poverty

The pandemonium inside the walls and minds of the underclass provides entertaining television for a society obsessed with being reminded of just how lucky they are. The underclass is often presented as a chaotic blend of unfruitful habits and distasteful choices, but the level of disarray suffered is often inescapable. Growing up poor is chaotic.…

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Love in Hollywood

Romantic comedies. Ah, the genre we all have a soft spot for. We will proudly watch the classic When Harry Met Sally or Notting Hill, shamelessly imitating the famous orgasm scene in the diner or silently miming to ourselves ‘I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy…asking him to love me’, before bursting into tears.…

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