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Hyperreality Bites (w/ writer Geoff Shullenberger)

Adam and Ben are joined by Geoff Shullenberger, an academic and writer whose work covers technology, education, culture and labor, to discuss Baudrillard's hyperreal and Simulatics election forecasting, the unheimlich embedded in Biden celebrations, societal systems' tendency to create its own manageable dissent, Latin American literature, and some of Geoff's recent essays.

Links:

Geoff at Twitter: https://twitter.com/daily_barbarian

Geoff Shullenberger 'Put Not Thy Trust in Nate Silver': https://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/put-not-thy-trust-in-nate-silver

Geoff Shullenberger 'The Simulation of Violence After 9/11':
https://outsidertheory.com/the-simulation-of-violence-after-9-11/

Geoff Shullenberger 'Beyond the Incel Myth':
https://outsidertheory.com/the-simulation-of-violence-after-9-11/

Adam Lehrer 'Art's Moral Fetish': https://caesuramag.org/essays/arts-moral-fetish

Recommendations:

Adam
Leos Carax (interview
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPAA43FVtkg)
Bananafish Magazine (history of the publication at Red Bull Music Academy
https://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2016/06/bananafish-magazine)
Brandon Cronenberg's 'Posessor'

Ben:
Don DeLillo 'Pafko at the Wall' (interview here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h01xhRxSJZ0)

Geoff:
Argentine horror writer Samantha Schweblin (LA Review of Books interview:
https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/filled-with-a-new-kind-of-truth-a-conversation-with-samanta-schweblin/)
Mid 20th Century Argentine writer Nora Lange (why was Nora Lange forgotten?
https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/filled-with-a-new-kind-of-truth-a-conversation-with-samanta-schweblin/)
Argentine Filmmaker Mariano Llinas's 'Extraordinary Stories'  (review here)
https://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/04/movies/extraordinary-stories-directed-by-mariano-llinas-review.html

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