n. 1. An inspiring standard or symbol.
2. The red or orange-red flag of the Abbey of Saint Denis in France, used as a standard by the early kings of France.
To Adorno, we are nothing but vessels of administered culture; but ah, how comforting is the bosom of Fiske’s notion of audiences as textual analysts!
that is to say, yes, i have started grad school.
they all wear nice scarves, and walk along the sidewalk, gleaming after rain, checking their mobile devices. they use slim macs at their blonde wood desks, because they all work at design firms, and they have interesting friends, which they meet after work for tapas. they have eclectic teapots, and french presses for coffee. their cities are populated with stately stone edifices, which are surprisingly sleek on the inside, all plate glass and brushed nickel.
germans and scandinavians. and patrick lichty. seriously, the best lives.