The most annoying part Of the pandemic Has to be The cloying Saccharine commercials Speaking in earnest Vocal fry With stock piano Chords Fuzzy montages “We care about you. Don’t get out the guillotine. Buy a Toyota In these hard times.” And then the viewer Presumably damp-eyed From all the corporate love Buys a thing Because “we’re all in this together.”
A communist philosopher storms into A psychoanalyst’s conference… Have you heard this one? He storms in Claiming divine right And claims it is The analysand Not the psychoanalyst Who is the proletarian – The worker – Of psychoanalysis He says The brain is a factory And we its workers And it’s the psychoanalyst Who is the boss He says we must democratize The process He says The workers of the world Must own the means of cognition
Althusser looks to Lacan Expecting the latter to agree. He says nothing. Althusser is rushed out of the building.
People are eating trash right now. You should eat trash. It makes you stronger makes you bear hardship with aplomb makes your hands and heart grow rhinoceros hide. Eating trash makes you a brilliant kind of monster.
At my work there’s a lock on the dumpster. The combination is 8800 in case you want to eat Italian food trash.
My bosses lock up the trash because they don’t want you to be strong– because if you’re strong you’ll take back the world.
They like owning the world. They like telling people what to do. They want you to conform to their temporal framework and eat food before it passes into the designation of trash.
Their yuppie constitutions are too soft from years of eating gourmet food before it’s trash. They can’t handle it. They can’t get strong. They can only lock the dumpster which has the combination 8800.