“In the beginning was the word, and...” ...you know the rest. Not like this you don't.
In a new twist on a classic tale, Tom Carver re-imagines the Old Testament without the leading character. The Newer, More English Version takes an erudite look at the supporting players of the Pentateuch, with no Jehovah to steal the show. What's left is a varied cast of egomaniacs, revolutionaries, war criminals, genii and perverts: Joseph, smug careerist and part-time psychoanalyst; Moses, a revolutionary firebrand who just wants to belong; Abraham, the world's first and greatest global branding strategist; and one very strange tree...
Even an atheist world needs human values - religion interpreted as myth offers a classic contribution
The scientific method is often assumed to provide particularly secure knowledge...but, how can we be sure?
A Lament for the Soul of Atheism. Real Atheism for Real Atheists.
An analysis of the ways in which capitalism has presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system.
How internet subcultures are conquering the mainstream, from from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the alt-right.
Collected essays on popular culture by a major critic.
An examination of why modern art can be easier to appreciate than modern music.
Christian Atheists don't believe in God but miss him: especially the transcendent beauty of his music, language, ethics, and community.
A theoretical investigation into the culture of precarious work, digital consumption and personal flexibility, calling for a counter-discourse of resistance.
In the age of global capitalism, vaporwave celebrates and undermines the electronic ghosts haunting the nostalgia industry.