slavoj žižek

COVID-19 and Our Purgatory of Consumerism

COVID-19 and Our Purgatory of Consumerism

Our pandemic quarantine has become the sublime enactment of Baudrillard's theory of consumption – that modern consumption, with its myth of individual liberty and choice, is in fact 'de-socialising'.

The Singularity of Žižek

The Singularity of Žižek

According to Slavoj Žižek's latest work, Hegel in a Wired Brain, a new kind of Fall from the Fall is necessary.

Film Forum Marx Brothers Festival: Unassuaged Desire

Film Forum Marx Brothers Festival: Unassuaged Desire

The Marx Brothers are polymorphously perverse: they find pleasure everywhere.
Slavoj Zizek and Black America: Zizek Visits the ‘Tavis Smiley Show’

Slavoj Zizek and Black America: Zizek Visits the ‘Tavis Smiley Show’

When you make jokes about black culture, the wrong people laugh at the wrong times for the wrong reasons. Slavoj Zizek tells Tavis Smiley why... sort of.

Rounding Up the Gang: ‘The Left Hemisphere: Mapping Critical Theory Today’

Slavoj Zizek Talks Politics and Culture with Vice

What ‘La Femme Nikita’ Has to Say about Egypt and Former President Hosni Mubarek

Examined Life

Examined Life: Philosophy is in the Streets

A Perverted Perception of Movies

Me, Myself & BBCi: Who’s Watching Whom

Zizek! (2005)