How to look at flags, fake wrestling, and most everything else. The bible of semiotics and signifiers. MYTHOLOGIES by Roland Barthes.
A poet who likes “a pretty industrial street” is a man after my own heart. read a calligramme “IT’S RAINING” by Guilliaume Apollinaire
“I’m a great poet. I don’t put my poems on paper: they consist of actions and feelings.” LE PERE GORIOT by Honore de Balzac
Slender portable genius. The call for smaller narratives. THE POSTMODERN CONDITION: A REPORT ON KNOWLEDGE by Jean-Francois Lyotard
Ah, the Panopticon. Just one of those works you have to read to join in on the conversation. DISCIPLINE & PUNISH by Michel Foucault.
“[W]here happiness is wedded to silence”. Remarkable flaneur-ing prose poems. Drunks, the poor, real people. PARIS SPLEEN by Charles Baudelaire.
Berenger against conformity, brutes, & all populist dogmatic political systems. Relevant more than ever. RHINOCEROS by Eugene Ionesco