"No more great art, no more great figures of art. No more, even, great interest in art. But, above all, no more great writers especially of 'greater than life' variety". This is the lamentation that begs the question, why. In this podcast we'll attempt to indicate why in our day some of the most valued and comprehensible spiritual forms vanished, seemingly, overnight, focusing on the figure of great writer as an exemplar. We propose that dialectical character of modernity, consisting of permanent flux and an attempt to retain stable forms of the flux, eventually dissolves everything formed by modernity into nothing.
With the help of KT's Department of Eastern European Affairs and Keeping Asses in the Armchairs even nostalgia can reveal some important truths. The dissolution of Communism was not the only catastrophe that befell this peculiar part of the world. Let us inspect some more subtle and more sinister processes that slipped through in the wake of it and were anticipated by ill fated generation whose youth was forfeit at the dawn of the "New World Order". We on KT are hell bent on redeeming that lost time - so we invite you to sink with us in the disclosure only true nostalgia can provide ...
Movie review that doesn't review the movie but the structure of Being instead ... that sounds silly, doesn't it? Not on Kali Tribune.
In this analysis of C.S. Lewis' novel That Hideous Strength, Mihai Marinescu provides us with a whole range of insights on posthumanism, counter-initiation, mass media, conspiracy culture and much more. Lengthy, exhaustive and not to be missed - just the way we like it on Kali Tribune.
Nostalgic about eighties? "The Day After" still gets you misty eyed? Ancient synths remind you of the first kiss you imagined or even performed? The memory of lithe body of C 64 personal computer still influences your opposite sex beauty standards? If so, press play on tape, let the Cyndy Lauper do her thing, and allow us to disillusion you with analysis of epitome movie of this sorry decade. Kali Tribune's Department of flipping the ice cubes in monodimensial space and motion picture analysis presents the borderline insane analysis of John Carpenter's "The Thing" and it's relation to Cold War paranoia.
A little repose from difficult themes ... in the embrace of still more difficult themes. But, this once in the form of literature. In this short story from eternally soon-to-be-published collection "Film sporedne ceste" ("A back road movie"), you can learn just how important it is to be a Puritan of Hitchhiking in order to get to hitchhike your way through life.