DJ Spooky – Rhythm

“In “Quotation and Originality ‘  Emerson tried to come to grips with a cultural  Inertia that  he saw in the literature of  his day.”  Based on what we talked about of Disney and Steamboat Mickey blatantly stealing from Steamboat Willy, I wonder if what Emerson thought of as cultural inertia is now stifled, to some extent, by copyright law?

Berger 19 – Stuart Hall

In the book series “Foundation” by Isaac Asimov the main character, of the first few books anyways, is practiced in an art which was fictional at the time but is becoming more and more real.  Asimov called it psychohistory, today the equivalent is psychoanalytic.  The way that Asimov described it as a process which uses […]