Author Archives: Bradley J. Fest

About Bradley J. Fest

Bradley J. Fest is assistant professor of English at Hartwick College. He is the author of two books of poetry, The Rocking Chair (Blue Sketch, 2015) and The Shape of Things (Salò, 2017), and has published a number of essays on contemporary literature and culture. He blogs at The Hyperarchival Parallax.

The Ending of Braid

The ending of Jonathan Blow‘s Braid (Redmond, WA: Microsoft Studios, 2008), originally released on Xbox 360. Advertisements

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Cory Arcangel’s Clouds

Cory Arcangel, Super Mario Clouds (2002), hacked Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge.

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Cyberfeminism and Net.art

gashgirl, “Pirate,” http://www.t0.or.at/dolores/gashgirl/piratetoc.htm. Jodi, day66, http://wwwwww.jodi.org/day66/index.html. Also, this link is a good resource if you’re interested in cyberfeminism, as it has interviews with Sadie Plant, the VNS Matrix Manifesto, and other relevant texts.

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A Note on the Pynchon Wiki

A number of you noted that you were not being granted permission to edit the Pynchon Wiki. Well, I just got my authorization today. It wound up in my gmail spam folder, so you may want to check your spam … Continue reading

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Cubist Paintings by Pablo Picasso

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From Slavoj Žižek’s Welcome to the Desert of the Real!

The fact that the September 11 attacks were the stuff of popular fantasies long before they actually took place provides yet another case of the twisted logic of dreams: it is easy to account for the fact that poor people … Continue reading

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From Walter Benjamin’s “Theses on the Philosophy of History”

A Klee painting named ‘Angelus Novus’ shows an angel looking as though he is about to move away from something he is fixedly contemplating. His eyes are staring, his mouth is open, his wings are spread. This is how one … Continue reading

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