#war in the pocket
Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
A 6 episode OVA about normal citizens caught up in the crux of a bitter war.
One of the most sobering Gundam stories I’ve seen.
"If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, did it make a sound? If a small town allows a racist police force to murder and create martial law, while the state cuts off all contact, by land river and air to the community, and the Federal Government allows it, is it fascist?"
Performed by Craig ‘muMs’ Grant
From the solo “Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll”
(The Orpheum Theater, 1980)
Written by Eric Bogosian
Best monologue I’ve ever heard.
Beach + Tomato Pies = He spoils me.
|Me:||do you think there's a right-gender studies?
|Vanessa:||yeah, the bible.
"A disturbingly large amount of theory seems explicitly to undertake the proliferation of only one affect, or maybe two, of whatever kind – whether ecstasy, sublimity, self-shattering, jouissance, suspicion, abjection, knowingness, horror, grim satisfaction, or righteous indignation. It’s like the old joke: ‘Comes the revolution, Comrade, everyone gets to eat roast beef every day.’ ‘But Comrade, I don’t like roast beef.’ “Comes the revolution, Comrade, you’ll like roast beef.’ Comes the revolution, Comrade, you’ll be tickled pink by those deconstructive jokes; you’ll faint from ennui every minute you’re not smashing the state apparatus; you’ll definitely want hot sex twenty to thirty times a day. You’ll be mournful and militant. You’ll never want to tell Deleuze and Guattari, ‘Not tonight, dears, I have a headache."
Sedgwick, “Paranoid Reading and Reparative Reading, or, You’re So Paranoid, You Probably Think This Essay is About You” in Touching Feeling, p. 146
This continues to be one of the most incredible things ever said about theory/theorizing