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Zero Squared #158: Metamodernism

Jun 21st, 2018 | By

Luke Turner is the guest on this week’s podcast. An artist based in London, Turner is one-third of the artist trio LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner, alongside Shia LaBeouf and Nastja Säde Rönkkö. The co-editor of the aesthetics and culture website Notes on Metamodernism, he penned The Metamodernist Manifesto in 2011. If you aren’t supporting this

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Left Forum Panel: Surplus Value vs Surplus Enjoyment

Jun 13th, 2018 | By

This week instead of an interview we’re bringing you the audio from the Zero Books panel “Surplus Value vs. Surplus Enjoyment.” The participants in the debate included Vakhtang Gomelauri from Occupy Psychoanalysis, Mia Vallet from CUNY, Douglas Lain from Zero Books, and Ashley Frawley from Zero Books and Swansea University. The moderator for the panel was Pete

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Zero Books #157: Schiff’s Insider Critique of Peterson

Jun 7th, 2018 | By

Bernard Schiff is an Emeritus professor at the University of Toronto and the man responsible for helping Professor Jordan Peterson get hired some 20 years ago. Professor Schiff is also the author of a piece entitled “I was Jordan Peterson’s strongest supporter. Now I think he’s dangerous” that was recently published in the Toronto Star

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Zero Squared #156: The Revolutions of 1848

May 30th, 2018 | By

Pam Nogales is a PhD History Candidate at New York University, a member of the Platypus Affiliated Society, and a co-host of the Shit Platypus Says podcast, and she stops by the Zero Books podcast this week to discuss the revolutions of 1848 and the leftist tradition. Zero Books will be hosting three-panel discussions at

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Angela Nagle’s Statement Regarding the Daily Beast

May 26th, 2018 | By

[Despite the byline on this blog post, what follows is a statement from Angela Nagle.-Douglas Lain] Since the publication of Davis’s hit piece, the editors at The Daily Beast have added a note at the end admitting that there was, in fact, no ‘verbatim’ copying. However if this admission is true, the central claim of

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Zero Squared #155: On Hypermodernity

May 23rd, 2018 | By

John David Ebert is the author of nearly 20 books, a youtuber responsible for over 500 videos on philosophy, and a blogger at cultural-discourse.com. This week he is also the guest on this podcast. We discuss his essay On Hypermodernity. We want to encourage you to check out Angela Nagle’s Kill All Normies. It is

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Our Response to Charles Davis’ Attack on Angela Nagle

May 22nd, 2018 | By

In response to the recent allegation from Charles Davis at the Daily Beast, we want to make it clear that we are resolutely behind Angela Nagle and are proud to have published Kill All Normies. Davis alleged that she committed plagiarism but his examples only demonstrate that his repeated central claim that she lifted passages

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Inside Zero Books #71: Comedian Jake Flores’ visit from Homeland Security

May 20th, 2018 | By

Stand-up comic Jake Flores tweeted out a joke thread about killing ICE officers and got a visit from Homeland Security who were not so amused. Jake stops by to tell the tale of his visit and reflect on the question of free speech in America. From Jake’s webpage: Jake Flores was born in Austin TX

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Zero Squared #154: Sam Harris, Race Science, and Nerd Logic

May 17th, 2018 | By

Michael Brooks is the co-host of the Majority Report and the host of The Michael Brooks Show and this week he’s returning to the Zero Books podcast to discuss a debate between Sam Harris and Ezra Klein. The debate about “racism, identity politics, intellectual honesty, and the controversy over Harris’s podcast with Charles Murray” was

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Alternatives: Interview with Eric Wilson

May 12th, 2018 | By

Eric Wilson is the author of The Republic of Cthulhu and the guest on this special edition of Alternatives. Alternatives is a monthly podcast that you’ll usually find on the Inside Zero Books patreon feed. This episode is being released on all of the Zero Books feeds in an effort to entice people to support

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