Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right

Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet On one side the alt right ranges from the once obscure neo reactionary and white separatist movements, to geeky subcultures like 4chan, to mainstream manifestations such as

Boys Will Be Boys: Power, Patriarchy and the Toxic Bonds of Mateship

Everyone s afraid that their daughters might be hurt No one seems to be scared that their sons might be the ones to do it This book is the culmination of many years of writing about power, abuse, privilege, male entitlement and rape culture After all that, here s what I ve learned we should

White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue ... and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation

Exposes the new generation of whiteness thriving at the expense and borrowed ingenuity of black people and explores how this intensifies racial inequality n nAmerican culture loves blackness From music and fashion to activism and language, black culture constantly achieves worldwide influence Yet,

Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning of Life

Steven Hyden explores nineteen music rivalries and what they say about life in this highly entertaining book Rolling Stone perfect for every passionate music fan Beatles vs Stones Biggie vs Tupac Kanye vs Taylor Who do you choose And what does that say about you Actually what do the

Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century

New York Times bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman compiles and contextualizes the best of his articles and essays from the past decade.Chuck Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, newspapers, and on the Web His writing spans the realms of cultu

For the Love of Men: From Toxic to a More Mindful Masculinity

A nonfiction investigation into masculinity, For the Love of Men provides actionable steps for how to be a man in the modern world while also exploring how being a man has evolved n nIn 2019, traditional masculinity is both rewarded and sanctioned Men grow up being told that boys don t cry and dolls

Kind, versprich mir, dass du dich erschie├čt. Der Untergang der kleinen Leute 1945

Monatelang brandete 1945 eine Selbstmordwelle durch Deutschland, die Tausende, Frauen, M nner und Kinder, in den Untergang riss In welchen Abgrund hatten die Menschen geblickt, dass sie angesichts der Befreiung vom Dritten Reich nur im Tod einen Ausweg sahen Aus der Sicht derer, die das unfassbare


No denunciation without its proper instrument of close analysis, Roland Barthes wrote in his preface to Mythologies There is no proper instrument of analysis of our contemporary myths than this book one of the most significant works in French theory, and one that has transformed the way read