The power of the put on: questioning media


Mainstream media is carefully designed and redesigned to hold our attention by any means necessary. But more the more democratic forms of blogging, music and poetry afford us a landscape in which our ethical orientations are no longer so overwhelmingly hijacked by multimedia advertising.

David Dark has brought his troubled wits to bear on Flannery O’Connor, Radiohead, The Big Lebowski, and the USA’s conflicted understanding of itself. His books include Everyday Apocalypse and The Gospel according to America.

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