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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Scott Wark Medium, Messenger, Transmission: An Approach to Media Philosophy , by Krämer Sybille , Amsterdam , Amsterdam University Press , Recursions Series , 2016 , 270 pp, €79,00 , ISBN 978-9-08964-741-2 , €39,95 , ISBN 978-9-46298-308-3 Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... they are wrong. As in the original, Pentheus’s hubris led to his demise. Then a Messenger entered to address the audience directly. Each performer who played the Messenger gave a different version of the speech, but they all had the same message: people too caught up in the pursuit of “freedom” would...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this very order—extended from horses to humans. When his successors built a royal road from Susa to the Mediterranean, thereby mobilizing the superhuman speed of messengers on horseback, the first empire of this world (to quote the gospels) had come into being. The transmission speed of these imperial...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... woman must come into play. Hermann orders that the body of a Cherusci girl called Hally, who was raped by Roman soldiers and subsequently killed by her own father, be divided into fifteen pieces, and her corps morcelé be sent “by fifteen messengers” to the fifteen German tribes (75). People are, quite...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 83–97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... brand Freitag, which, in 1993, produced the first of their now ubiquitous messenger bags from used truck tarpaulins, seatbelts, and inner tubes and which retail at an average £150 (approximately US$230), remains to be seen. Further, whether either of these brands can be considered fashion is debatable...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... both precarious – needing constant attention – and potentially destructive. Hermes was cunning, ingenious, creative, deceptive; God of commerce, God of travel, God of the spoken word, especially sophistry and lying; God of invention and magic. Hermes the Messenger mediated and communicated between the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... read thesis nine in the following way. Given that the angel is a messenger, who is able to communicate God's message, he represents the unknowable, sacred, part of God. He makes God material, knowable and, therefore, profane, even though it is clear that he retains the Almighty's ability to perceive...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 409–430.
Published: 01 November 2011
... incessant communication in which one may be totally immersed but with few negative or no substantial consequences (no real stakes) will suffice to illustrate phatic dysfunctionality in the time of telematics. Obviously, MSN Messenger and Text Messaging on mobile phones and Blackberries are rich terrains for...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 202–216.
Published: 01 July 2016
... World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Evanzz Karl . 2011 . The Messenger: The Rise and Fall of Elijah Muhammad . New York : Random House . Everitt David . 2007 . A Shadow of Red: Communism and the Blacklist in Radio and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 81–100.
Published: 01 March 2017
... is “characterized by abbreviations containing numbers and single letters, often in caps (C U L8R), smilies containing noses, and words containing deliberate misspellings” (2014). It is thought to have originated with the multitap mobile keyboard and chat apps like AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). As the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... disturbing is not simply that many of his religious supporters believe that Bush is their leader but also that he is embraced as a “messenger from God” ( Kaplan 2004 ), whose job it is to implement God's will. For example, Bob Jones III (2004) , the president of a fundamentalist college of the same name...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
... vehicle of the promise of a deconstructive reinvention of the human to come over Stiegler's repositioning of language as composed with other technics on the interior/exterior border between the human and the technical. Wills is susceptible to the claim that he is “shooting the messenger” here. As he...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... The theological objection is against the worship of anything other than God. Indeed efforts to institute blanket prohibitions against pictures, or against depicting Muhammad, itself has a taint of shirk , of the heresy of thinking that Muhammad is God, and not his messenger. Of course, one may argue...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
... that many of the groups were flash mobs, using BlackBerries to mobilize people to certain targets in specific locales. While Facebook-, Twitter-, and Internet-mediated forms of social networking left traces police could track, BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM for short, allegedly allowed messages not...