L. Rhodes http://lrhodes.net/ Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:00:07 -0700 Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:00:07 -0700 Pico American Weird Some notes on the finale of a third season of Twin Peaks. Sat, 09 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 http://lrhodes.net/?misc%2Ftwin-peaks http://lrhodes.net/?misc%2Ftwin-peaks Adfectatio Regis The Romans used damnatio memoriae to stress the hazards political ambitions sometimes posed to their republic. Why don't Americans have an equivalent? Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fadfectatio-regis http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fadfectatio-regis Civility as Political Vice How to avoid changing your mind by blaming disagree on the partisan divide. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fcivility-vice http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fcivility-vice Colin Kaepernick and the broken circle How pro football players use ritual-jamming to protest racialize police brutality. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fkaepernick-magic-circle http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fkaepernick-magic-circle On the Politics of Young Survivors Do adults have a responsibility to shield the politicized survivors of mass shootings from the public eye? Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fpolitics-young-survivors http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fpolitics-young-survivors Where Self Meets Society Not recognizing yourself in the persona that others reflect back to you doesn't mean you had no hand in building it. Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fself-meets-society http://lrhodes.net/?polisagora%2Fself-meets-society The Human Botnet Understanding Steven Bannon’s political army through The Real World of Technology. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0700 http://lrhodes.net/?upstreamist%2Fhuman-botnet http://lrhodes.net/?upstreamist%2Fhuman-botnet Parking Twitter Why I deleted the mobile app from my phone. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 http://lrhodes.net/?upstreamist%2Fparking-twitter http://lrhodes.net/?upstreamist%2Fparking-twitter Video Eats Itself <p>Motherboard has a disconcerting article up today about Reddit communities that are using machine learning software to merge videos into fake but r… Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 http://lrhodes.net/?upstreamist%2Fvideo-eats-itself http://lrhodes.net/?upstreamist%2Fvideo-eats-itself Art and the Disrupted World View I have taken this Neil deGrasse Tyson tweet entirely too seriously. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0800 http://lrhodes.net/?workings%2Fart-disrupted-world-view http://lrhodes.net/?workings%2Fart-disrupted-world-view On Bad Readers What the controversy over "Cat Person" does and does not say about the relationship between modern American fictions and their readers. Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 http://lrhodes.net/?workings%2Fon-bad-readers http://lrhodes.net/?workings%2Fon-bad-readers American Weird Some notes on the finale of a third season of Twin Peaks. Sat, 09 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0700 http://lrhodes.net/?workings%2Ftwin-peaks http://lrhodes.net/?workings%2Ftwin-peaks Weird and Hollow Against fullness as a normative aesthetic. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 http://lrhodes.net/?workings%2Fweird-and-hollow http://lrhodes.net/?workings%2Fweird-and-hollow