Category Archives: Critical Theory

Trash Talk : EFTTC x Scalarama

We here at Eating From The Trashcan are delighted to be part of the Scalarama Film Festival 2015. In association with the L15 Projector and Cinema Co-operative, we’re going to running our very own event and you should definitely all

Trash Talk : EFTTC x Scalarama

We here at Eating From The Trashcan are delighted to be part of the Scalarama Film Festival 2015. In association with the L15 Projector and Cinema Co-operative, we’re going to running our very own event and you should definitely all

Biohacking, biopower and maybe cyborgs

So, this week Terminator Genisys was released and I’m sure none of you noticed at all because apparently it was utterly shite. Aside from the obvious money-machines that are endless sequels and Arnie himself, it did make me wonder why

Biohacking, biopower and maybe cyborgs

So, this week Terminator Genisys was released and I’m sure none of you noticed at all because apparently it was utterly shite. Aside from the obvious money-machines that are endless sequels and Arnie himself, it did make me wonder why

Out of the Desert and Onto the Screen: Facebook and The Hyperreal

“The need to speak, even if one has nothing to say, becomes more pressing when one has nothing to say, just as the will to live becomes more urgent when life has lost its meaning.” —from The Ecstasy of Communication

Out of the Desert and Onto the Screen: Facebook and The Hyperreal

“The need to speak, even if one has nothing to say, becomes more pressing when one has nothing to say, just as the will to live becomes more urgent when life has lost its meaning.” —from The Ecstasy of Communication

The (As it Were) Seminal Importance of Chat Magazine

For the purposes of this blog (and ergo modern science) I decided to dive headlong into the murky world of Women’s Real Life Weeklies. I regret to say I felt kind of bad about buying it. My snobbish sensibilities got

The (As it Were) Seminal Importance of Chat Magazine

For the purposes of this blog (and ergo modern science) I decided to dive headlong into the murky world of Women’s Real Life Weeklies. I regret to say I felt kind of bad about buying it. My snobbish sensibilities got

‘You’re Back In The Room’: It’s Not Fake, It’s Just Hyperreal

“Welcome to You’re Back in the Room, a gameshow like no other.” Phillip Schofield, you are not wrong. Last week, Jacob Bolton wrote an insightful piece on Gogglebox, Channel 4’s half-arsed stab at meta-theatrical irony, which—in a glorious combination of

‘You’re Back In The Room’: It’s Not Fake, It’s Just Hyperreal

“Welcome to You’re Back in the Room, a gameshow like no other.” Phillip Schofield, you are not wrong. Last week, Jacob Bolton wrote an insightful piece on Gogglebox, Channel 4’s half-arsed stab at meta-theatrical irony, which—in a glorious combination of