‘You sit in your room, and you talk to the wall
You’re feeling small but still have a ball
And you can’t explain what’s anyway in vain
And you paint your face and dress in black
Wear your shades and still can’t express
The way you feel about a lousy fill
And you dance until the…

In 1967, situationist philosopher, Guy Debord, wrote his seminal text The Society of the Spectacle. Over the years, I’ve routinely revisited Society, and today, it seems more relevant than ever. With royal scandals, media pageantry, and political malaise, plasticity, and sheer boredom abound, I thought it was a nice time…

When I was a kid, my dad used to punish me by making me do all sorts of menial and labor-intensive tasks such as raking leaves, but not just our leaves, the whole neighborhood’s leaves; mowing lawns, but not just our lawn, every lawn within eyeshot; and, of course, shoveling…

2020 has been a rough year for everyone. However, while some families complain about missed vacations or family parties, others suffered losses unimaginable to most. Raiden Gonzalez is one of those people.

In September, Raiden lost both of his parents, Adan (33) and Mariah (29), to COVID-19. At four years…

“Perhaps my life is nothing but an image of this kind; perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I simply should recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.” ― André Breton

“Kilgore had…

Vince Emanuele

Writer, Activist and Radio Host

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