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Grim Thoughts and Gallows Humor in Eugene Thacker's 'Cosmic Pessimism' - The Psycho Path
Source: http://www.popmatters.com/review/195219-cosmic-pessimism-by-eugene-thacker/ In his recent study of mass murder and suicides, Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide, Franco Berardi notes that “in the contemporary aesthetic production it’s easy to detect the signs of a sort of dark zeitgeist.” One needn’t look far: dystopian YA novels in bookstore windows; another season of True Detective on TV; Mad Max: Fury Road in theaters. While …