Tag Archives: art

Supercontext: Absolute Planetary, Volume 1

This comic about archaeologists uncovering the secret history of pop culture took Warren Ellis and John Cassaday 10 years to complete. We discuss its interrogation of genre, intellectual property and history, in light of the cyclical nature of the comics industry some 20 years after the project started.

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Supercontext: Girl In A Band, by Kim Gordon

This memoir by a music icon was expected to be a tell-all about scandal and betrayal. But we discuss how it’s actually about defense mechanisms that give the illusion of cool confidence.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 313: Data as Packet-Switching Glitch Art

Part 5 of DATA RULES

Guest: Joelle Dietrick of Davidson College.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-august-5th-2016-data-as-packet-switching-glitch-art-episode-313/

First broadcast August 5 2016.

“Sometimes I find the most interesting moment in my research is when I have a chance encounter with something I wasn’t expecting.”

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