Mar 072013
 

Time for a little merengue!

Longtime readers of the NC Blog will recognize these videos (late at night, merengue phantoms haunt me). I am still looking for a suitable Walter Benjamin or Viktor Shklovsky quote to fit in here. Surely, Benjamin had a theory about merengue and modernity. I seem to recall a passage in The Arcades Project

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  3 Responses to “2 a.m., student packets done, the mind turns to higher things”

  1. Congrats on finishing the packets! Now the tender hearts will bleed. : )

  2. I know what the problem is about Walter Benjamin. You’ve been hunting through The Arcades Project, but you forgot to look here:
    http://walterbenjamin.bandcamp.com/track/this-aint-our-last-dance

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