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Applied Ballardianism with Simon Sellars

Simon Sellars is a writer and editor. He is the custodian of ballardian.com, and the co-editor of Extreme Metaphors: Interviews with J.G. Ballard 1967–2008. He has most recently published Applied Ballardianism: Memoir from a Parallel Universe

In this episode we discuss the work of J.G. Ballard, Applied Ballardianism, theory, technology and writing.

Accelerationism & Capital with Nick Land


Nick Land is an English philosopher, short-story horror writer, blogger, and “the father of accelerationism”. His writing is credited with pioneering the genre known as “theory-fiction”. A cofounder of the 1990s collective Cybernetic Culture Research Unit, his work has been tied to the development of accelerationism and speculative realism. (Wikipedia)

He can be found on Twitter @outsideness

In this episode we discuss accelerationism, capital, time, Kant and decimalism.