Tag Archives: NOT BORED!

The independence of the commodity (2)

Page 37 of internationale situationniste no. 10 has exerted a strange fascination for me since I first saw it. The striking way it combines the reproduction of a contemporary ad, appended with Situationist critical commentary, completes this détournement. Unfortunately, the novel … Continue reading

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Marxisms: Ideologies and Revolution (Mustapha Khayati)

Note: a PDF of this document can be found here. Note: Translation updated August 2016   TRANSLATOR’S INTRODUCTION Mustapha Khayati, then member of the Situationist International, wrote the booklet Les Marxismes : Idéologies et révolution for the Encyclopédie du monde actuel … Continue reading

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Review of McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street

This originally appeared on a now defunct blog, http://antyphayes.blogsome.com/ on 11 April 2012. It has been edited slightly. A shorter version of the review is available at the Marx & Philosophy Review of Books website. McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street: The … Continue reading

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Declaration: On the Charges Brought Against the Situationist International in Germany

A new translation from Not Bored!: Declaration: On the Charges Brought Against the Situationist International in Germany A scan of the original is available here.

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RAOUL VANEIGEM: Self-Portraits and Caricatures of the Situationist International

New from NOT BORED!, a translation-détournement of Rien n’est fini, tout commence, by Gérard Berréby and Raoul Vaneigem. From the translator’s preface: To date, though there have been dozens of detailed histories written about the development of the Situationist International (the “SI”), … Continue reading

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“Above the Volcano”

New translation by NOT BORED! of a recent article by René Riesel (ex-member of the Situationist International) and Jacques Philipponneau: “Above the Volcano” Another translation of the same article by Alias Recluse is available here: On Top of the Volcano  

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Asphyxiation

New article by NOT BORED! Asphyxiation “Some people die of asphyxiation right away – like Eric Garner. It didn’t take but a minute for that cop to choke him to death. “Other people die of asphyxiation slowly – actually, the whole … Continue reading

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How to misunderstand Situationists & other Social-Barbarians

  A new article by me criticizing Bernard Quiriny’s questionable attempt to make Cornelius Castoriadis the inspiration or even source of the Situationist theory of ‘the society of the spectacle’. PDF available here. Comments are welcome.

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Daniel Blanchard – Helen Arnold – Richard Greeman – Socialisme ou barbarie

A recent video interview conducted in English by Richard Greeman: of himself, Daniel Blanchard and Helen Arnold – all of them former social barbarians. The discussion is relatively wide ranging, though covering mostly the time in which these three were … Continue reading

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“Socialism or Planète”

[from Internationale Situationniste, no. 10,  March 1966] We put forward several apparently risky assertions with the assurance of subsequently seeing an historical display of their undeniable seriousness. The more limited our remarks — for example when we analyse a detail … Continue reading

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