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Janáček’s The Makropulos Case as Archeofuturist Opera

From the San Francisco Opera production of The Makropulos Case, 2016.

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Leoš Janáček
The Makropulos Case
English National Opera, conducted by Sir Charles MacKerras, Chandos, 2007

(Warning: This review contains spoilers for the plot of this opera.)

Leoš Janáček (1854-1928) was a Czech composer known for his combination of folk music with a strikingly original modernism. There is no other composer who sounds remotely like him. He is as instantly recognizable as Vivaldi, Wagner, or Philip Glass.  Read more …

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Video of the Day
The Difficult Balancing Act Between Identity & Reflection

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Matthew Drake’s video for an excerpt from a Counter-Currents podcast. He created the title. Please share and like.

Source: https://youtu.be/PhcxWoIVWo8

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The Music of Right Wing Death Squad Entertainment

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There is much to be said about the inevitable rise of post-ironic Nazi hipsters.

A recent example has been the very talented musical project Right Wing Death Squad Entertainment (RWDS), which has been producing various Far-Right parodies of mainstream pop, rock, indie, etc., songs.  Read more …

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Greg Johnson & Guillaume Durocher
Living as a Dissident

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Now a Video!
Trevor Lynch’s Review of The Force Awakens

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Review by Trevor Lynch, video by Oscar Turner

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Now in Audio Version!
Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens

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German translation here

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The new Star Wars movie is exactly what I deduced it would be from the trailers and the fact that it was directed by J. J. Abrams, a filmmaker so vulgar and artless that he makes Jerry Bruckheimer seem like Ingmar Bergman. Read more …

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Home Remedies for Hitler Hysteria Prescribed by the New Right Avant-Garde

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Charles Krafft, "Von Dutch" windmills

Charles Krafft, “Von Dutch” windmills

Here’s a stumper: if the definition of irony is typically something like “that which goes against expectations,” then how could an Avant-Garde artist—one who is expected to test the boundaries of our expectations—ever satisfy popular, mainstream, garden-variety tastes in irony? At some point, the Avant-Garde artist will, according to his nature, go against the expected means by which the unexpected is supposed to be realized; he will offer us a new unexpectednessRead more …

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Plato’s Apology, Part 1

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Part 1 of 2

Author’s Note:

The following text is based on a transcript by V. S. of a lecture on Plato’s Apology of Socrates. As usual, I have edited his transcript to remove excessive wordiness. I have also added a few paragraphs and points based on my notes.  Read more …

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The Eternal Outsider:
Veblen on the Gentleman & the Jew

Thorstein Veblen

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Jack Donovan has done us a great service – or at least, done one for me – in his recent Counter-Currents essay “The Manly Barbarian: Masculinity and Exploit in Veblen’s Theory of the Leisure Class.” Read more …

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A Serious Man

Larry Gopnik

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I don’t have much use for light comedies, but I love dark ones. Thus I have been a fan of the Coen brothers ever since their first movie Blood Simple, which I regard as a masterpiece.

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