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November 03, 2003



I thought it was quite good.


You shouldn't joke, man. This is serious.

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I was more interested in the virtual-reality sex video game, really. The best part of the opening paragraph is I am so completely full of shit conjoined with haha, look at that stupid fuck trying to find out what philosophy is-- I can tell by his suit it'll never work.


Do the editors of Critical Inquiry realize that Zizek is just feeding them output from the Postmodernism Generator? (Yes, I realize that was a cheap-shot.)


New forms of comedy are always welcome, after all.

I've been saying for years that Derrida should be understood as a humorist (imo, one of the great comedic writers, if not quite in the first rank), and his impact on American academics as a sort of French revenge for Jerry Lewis.

Zizek has always seemed to me as though he too got the joke - and wanted some groupies of his own. Though it is always possible, I suppose, that Mr Z hit upon a similar technique independently.

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