Dora and the Lost City of Gold is a meta-modernist masterpiece

Before we begin this discussion of the live-action Dora the Explorer movie produced by Michael Bay, I’d like to introduce you all to the term “meta-modernism.” Essentially, it’s a development in aesthetics and philosophy that sort of combines elements of modernism and post-modernism. Basically, it refers to the simultaneously genuine and ironic presentation or enjoyment […]

Being blatant

There is a finesse to pulling the wool over a constituent’s eyes; and it is becoming something of a lost art. Gone are the days of “we have found weapons of mass destruction,” lost in favor of “windmill noises cause cancer.” It’s an odd place to be, nostalgic for the politician’s convincing lie, wishing that […]

The joke isn’t funny anymore

On Nov. 11, 2018, a certain class senator, best known for his dual obsession with “transparency” and midi keyboards, presented to the polite and uncomfortable applause of fellow coders at Codestellation his newest pet project: Marketed to MyDeis Facebook pages by accounts sporting My Little Pony profile pictures as an uncensored, free speech oriented […]