The Future of the Festival?

Something feels extremely afoul with Further Future (FF002), a self-proclaimed Music and Lifestyle Festival taking place about 40 miles from the Las Vegas strip the last weekend of April. Perhaps anticipating the potential confusion a phrase like ‘lifestyle festival’ might create in a potential goer, FF002’s website offers clarification. “Close your eyes. Imagine yourself surrounded … Continue reading

Guy Debord is a Phony!

I don’t really think Debord is a phony, but I almost did. I was first drawn to Debord’s Society of the Spectacle, a collection of 221 pessimistic vignettes addressing society’s prioritization of life as an image to be watched as opposed to lived, and soon became interested in his playful ideas about the unconscious and … Continue reading