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Baffling the consensus since 1988, this journal seeks to debunk the ideology of the free market and to drive public discourse in literate and humane directions. Issues contain thundering anti-business ...
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The Baffler No. 8

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Baffling the consensus since 1988, this journal seeks to debunk the ideology of the free market and to drive public discourse in literate and humane directions. Issues contain thundering anti-business salvos from the sharpest minds, as well as poetry, literature, and satirical art.

This eighth issue, "The Cultural Miracle," published in 1995, contains the following:

The Age of Cultural Miracles

Thomas Frank: Gold Diggers of 1996
Tom Vanderbilt: Miracle on Ice
Edward Castleton: Aux Barricades, Fonctionnaires!: Class Struggle in France
Jennifer Brostrom: The Time Management Gospel

Arts and Leisure in the Inverse-1930s


Artie Shaw: Music Lesson
Aaron Cohen: Swing Shift: The Death of the Cool
Negativland: Shiny, Digital, Plastic, and Aluminum


Gary Groth: A Dream of Perfect Reception: The Movies of Quentin Tarantino
Ray Carney: Pulp Affliction: The Sorry State of Contemporary Film
Daniel Harris: The Money Shot


Chris Lehmann: The Dustbin of Theory: Greil Marcus' Hipster Historicism
Andrea Codrington: Revolution in Cliché-land
Owen Hatteras: Pelf and Powder Blue
Tom Vanderbilt: The Gaudy and Damned: A tour of the fin-de-siècle


James Meek: Something to Be Proud Of
Robert Nedelkoff: On Deadlier Ground: An Interview with Ryan G. Bronaugh
David Knowles: Inter Office Mail
George Logothetis: Helping Hand
Mike Newirth: Give the Millionaire a Drink


Michael Warr: The Theory of Subtlety
Clayton Eshleman: Dire Choir
David Berman: Cantos for James Michener
Alec Dinwoodie: The Manly Apocalypse
Jennifer Moxley: When in Rome
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014356138
  • Publisher: Baffler, The
  • Publication date: 12/31/1995
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 4 MB

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