Critics claim the term postmodern is merely a polite substitute for "smart-arsed". Post-modernists simultaneously agree and disagree with this analysis in a morally relativistic, smart-arsed sort of way, before disappearing in a puff of irony and reappearing on the panel of a pointless late-night cultural review show aimed at the sort of simpering dick who chuckles politely in theatres each time one of the characters cracks a joke about King Lear or Nietzsche or the French or criticism or politics or architecture or any of the other subjects playwrights like to crack miserably piss-weak jokes about for an audience of several dozen tittering eggheads.
In summary, the single most important function of post-modernism is to give medium-wave intellectuals a clever-sounding phrase to masturbate with while the rest of us get on with our lives and ignore them.
þriðjudagur, janúar 16, 2007
Rosalega væri gaman ef það væri almennilegt dagblað á Íslandi eins og Guardian í Bretlandi. Þar birtist þessi færsla í IgnopediA, pistli sem birtist reglulega í G2 (það sem Tímarit Morgunblaðsins er að rembast við að herma eftir):