Ryan Sheely and Matthew Wrather consider what Gossip Girl is “about” (as well as the metaphor of aboutness itself) with reference, of course, to The Wire. Also: Are these teenagers really f***ing? (This is a long episode, so strap in.)
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- The Prince, Machiavelli
- Writing and Difference, Derrida [Erratum: The essay “Strucutre, Sign and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences” is actually collected here, not in Speech and Phenomena. The podcasters sincerely regret the error. —Ed.]
- Nausea, Sartre
- Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, Bloom