Paradise Tossed

Why They Need the Cucks

Jessa CrispinMarch 10, 2017
A portrait of Charles Fourier
A portrait of Charles Fourier

Strip The Hierarchies of Cuckoldry and Bankruptcy of its satirical critique, and you’re left with a logic that is dismally familiar. The categories of embattled manhood now trafficked by the cuck-trashing, immigrant-bashing men of Breitbart or 4chan are shifting but ultimately exacting; like Fourier’s taxonomist, they obsess over finer and finer distinctions.

High on the Apocalypse

Jessa CrispinJanuary 30, 2017
Are you rooting for this / A follower of Bosch
Are you rooting for this / A follower of Bosch

Maybe we all just decided it was cooler to be George Orwell (who came from money) than H. G. Wells (who did not)—cooler to be the smirker saying, “Pah, it’ll never work,” than to be the kid chirping, “Here is what we can do.” The H.