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About me

Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation Semi-employed PhD
Location Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests Marxist theory (specifically non-European, Maoist-inspired marxisms), theory in general, speculative fiction, social movements, horror film (specifically the lefty types), comics.
Favorite Movies Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo), A Grin Without A Cat (Chris Marker), Martyrs (Pascal Laugier), Night of the Living Dead (George Romero), Frontier(s) (Xavier Gens), Innocence (Lucile Hadzihalilovic), Breaking With Old Ideas (mass made Cultural Revolution film), Old Boy (Chan-wook Park), Gemini (Shinya Tsukamoto), Harlan County USA (Barbara Koppel), Audition (Takashi Miike), Deep Red (Dario Argento)...
Favorite Books Capital (Karl Marx, all three volumes), Anti-Duhring (Friedrich Engels), The Accumulation of Capital (Rosa Luxemburg), State and Revolution (Lenin), On Contradiction/On Practice (Mao Zedong), Peoples War and Women's Liberation (Hisila Yami), Class and Nation (Samir Amin), The Wretched of the Earth (Frantz Fanon), Women Race & Class (Angela Davis), Intercourse (Andrea Dworkin), The Racial Contract (Charles W. Mills), A Mortal Flower (Han Suyin), Devil On The Cross (Ngugi wa Thiongo), The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr. Hoffman (Angela Carter), Gate of the Sun (Elias Khoury), The Orphan's Tales (Cat Valente), Against A Dark Background (Iain M. Banks), City of Saints & Madmen (Jeff VanderMeer), Iron Council (China Mieville), Prairies of Fever (Ibrahim Nasrallah), Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (Haruki Murakami), Coin Locker Babies (Ryu Murakami), Watchmen (Alan Moore, but the movie was horrible), Imajica (Clive Barker), Dhalgren (Samuel Delany), Memoirs Found In A Bathtub (Stanislaw Lem), Till We Have Faces (C.S. Lewis), Blood (Michael Moorcock), The Atrocity Exhibition (J.G. Ballard), Empire of the Senseless (Kathy Acker), Almanac of the Dead (Leslie Marmon Silko), Fanshen (William Hinton), The New York Trilogy (Paul Auster), The Enchantress (Han Suyin), Ash (Mary Gentle), St. Joan of the Stockyards (Brecht), Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison), and too many others.