Monthly Archives: January 2012

Nontology

To theorize is only one way to respond to the call to exist. In this post, I’ll contrast it with what I’m calling “poetry.” I’m going to explore what I see as the limit of theory’s usefulness by contrasting it … Continue reading

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LULLABY

I’m blessed with a body whose ticks mortally worry me. A little dizziness and the heart seems broken. Dull burn under the sternum and of course the cancer’s back. That little tingle in the lower rib cage? Obviously fatal. But … Continue reading

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An introduction to a medial poetics of existence

Part theory, part manual, part love story and soul-history, Peter Sloterdijk’s work “Bubbles” is a high octane masterpiece. It is a membrane that breathes. This meticulous and elegant translation by Wieland Hoban will be a resource for decades. In what … Continue reading

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