The nitro/alcohol funny car is a fiberglass carapace over an exoskeletal mech-extension of the human mind/body's capacity to achieve speed and power. The drivers of such vehicles are not only pilots, they are effectively cyborgs, the meat component of a new being, a larger body of intermeshed layers, a central processing unit which blends speed and direction to form specific velocities. Much of Fast Company are scenes of the ritual preparations for such a union, of the body of the…
A Burial Ritual for Amerikkkan Muscle Kar Kultur.
The American Century ended prematurely, in 1973. Overextended imperially in Southeast Asia, in the midst of an extended stock market crash lasting until 1974, having left the Gold Standard backing the solidity of the US dollar with a fixed exchange rate in gold in favor of fiat currency, with the President under investigation for interfering in the 1972 Election he won in a landslide through the furtherance of a counter-revolutionary platform, the…
You know, it would be really quite terrible if we were to find ourselves trapped in the midst of an armed White Supremacist business operation which uses entertainment as a cover for nefarious schemes which sicken and enslave the whole of the culture whilst using non-whites as scapegoats for the damage and hostility which follows, further fuelling their cause, right? right?
When I was an agoraphobic psychotic 13 year old in 1987, my most prized possession was a VHS tape I had made myself by recording David Cronenberg's The Fly and Aliens off of HBO. I watched those movies over and over. I barely went to school that fall. I had not finished the end of 7th Grade because incarcerated in a for-profit psychiatric hospital for children, let out to go to an academic summer program, which was a bad idea…