Television

Jon Stewart’s BS Meter

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Belief, Humor, Norms, Politics, Spectacle, Television | Comments Off on Jon Stewart’s BS Meter

From the last episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – his goodbye advice: Uncensored – Three Different Kinds of Bulls**t “The best defense against bullshit is vigilance.” Jon Stewart Jon Stewart describes different types of corruption and lies and then calls on the audience to take action....

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Stock Lives

Posted by on Jun 6, 2015 in Belief, Humor, Language, Norms, Spectacle, Television | Comments Off on Stock Lives

The insights from this video can be extended to any ad.
It is not a question of using stock footage or not.
Every ad appeals to a great variety of clichés.
To plug into you, ads (and most media) tap into what has already been said
– what is taken for granted –
and call it: “communicating with an audience.”

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Words and Concepts that Blind Us

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Art, Belief, Humor, Norms, Politics, Spectacle, Sports, Television | Comments Off on Words and Concepts that Blind Us

[Partial translation into English] Original in French

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Richard Serra’s “Television Delivers People” (1973)

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Art, Mass Media, Spectacle, Television | Comments Off on Richard Serra’s “Television Delivers People” (1973)

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Pasolini & Television: The Fascism of Consumer Society

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Mass Media, Politics, Television | Comments Off on Pasolini & Television: The Fascism of Consumer Society

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