Day: July 29, 2010
Antonio Gramsci: Biography by Antonio A. Santucci
Antonio Gramsci is a giant of Marxian thought and one of the world’s greatest cultural critics. Antonio A. Santucci is perhaps the world’s preeminent Gramsci scholar. Monthly Review Press is proud to publish, for the first time in English, Santucci’s masterful intellectual biography of the great Sardinian scholar and revolutionary. Gramscian terms such as “civil … Read more
Could Posthumous Egg Donation Ever Be Morally Acceptable?
A recent report from NEJM about a surviving husband to have the eggs of his dead wife harvested in order to create a posthumous child has raised the question of gender equity in the posthumous harvesting of gametes. With the harvesting of sperm from dead men having been well-explored, women’s reproductive material is also entering … Read more
Krach über Kinderhörspiele
Unser gelieberter Busenfreund Krach besprach auf FM4 Kinderhörspielkassetten… Unbedingt anhören, hier liegt das vollständige MP3 der beispielschwangeren Konversation. Krachs Blog ist hier auf unserem Server und seine CD “Hello World!” ist im monochrom-Label erschienen.
Sex and the City 2? Home video of gay men playing with Barbie dolls!
If you haven’t heard of Lindy West before, be warned: dangerous, profound, addictive. Sex and the City 2 is “essentially a home video of gay men playing with giant Barbie dolls.” Discuss. We’ve been thinking it for two long years. All of us. Gnawing our cheeks at night, clutching at sweaty sheets, our faces hollow … Read more
Marine Phytoplankton Declining: Striking Global Changes at the Base of the Marine Food Web
A new article published in the 29 July issue of the journal Nature reveals for the first time that microscopic marine algae known as “phytoplankton” have been declining globally over the 20th century. Phytoplankton forms the basis of the marine food chain and sustains diverse assemblages of species ranging from tiny zooplankton to large marine … Read more