The Ploughman's Lunch

Postcards from a PhD

Tag Archives: Zizek

In Search of Lost Time

Over a week into my Christmas break and I only seem to have managed to lightly dent my ‘to read pile’ (pictured). I blame Lacan. No, I really do. If … Continue reading

December 30, 2015


The premise of Dr. Adam Kotsko’s 2015 book, Creepiness, was one that intrigued me: that creepiness as a construct within contemporary culture has ‘caught-up’ with Freud’s definition of the unheimlich … Continue reading

September 17, 2015