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The Metamodernist Manifesto: After Postmodernism (Part IV)

Seth Abramson | Posted 08.27.2014 | Books
Seth Abramson

That postmodernists confuse its underlying optimism with a latent penchant for anarchy says much more about postmodernism than it does about its paradigmatic successor, metamodernism.

The Metamodernist Manifesto: After Postmodernism (Part III)

Seth Abramson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Seth Abramson

If postmodern thought holds that all truth is relative, metamodernism holds that absolute truth exists -- but evolves differently for each person.

The Metamodernist Manifesto: After Postmodernism (Part II)

Seth Abramson | Posted 08.22.2014 | Books
Seth Abramson

The question, for both postmodernist and metamodernist philosophers and artists, is why and how a text is non-absorptive.

The Metamodernist Manifesto: After Postmodernism (Part I)

Seth Abramson | Posted 08.15.2014 | Books
Seth Abramson

When we speak of modernism and postmodernism, and for that matter when we speak of metamodernism, what we mean by "movement" is a series of ideas in philosophy that are a) the subject of scholarly study and discussion, and b) can serve as actionable intelligence for various artists' creative practices.

The Metamodernist Manifesto: The Rebirth of the Author

Seth Abramson | Posted 08.01.2014 | Books
Seth Abramson

Nobody is made happy by any of this; indeed, its existential utility has increasingly proven to be a net negative, even as its formal coherence (once a strong suit) has begun to erode in the Internet Age.

Is James Franco the New Shia LaBeouf?

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

LaBeouf's recent activities have been typified by uncertainty over whether they are performances or indicative of a real-life implosion. The same questions could be asked of Franco's behavior over the last few months.

Shia LaBeouf Seeking Treatment For Alcoholism

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Shia LaBeouf has not checked into rehab, as reported by X17Online, however the actor's rep told TMZ he is seeking treatment for alcohol addict...

How Liza Minnelli Reacted To Shia LaBeouf's 'Cabaret' Arrest

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Liza Minnelli's longtime spokesperson sent Shia LaBeouf a DVD of "Cabaret" after hearing news of the troubled actor's arrest last week. "I figured...

Shia LaBeouf Tried To Fight Another Random Person

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

Before Shia LaBeouf was escorted out of the Broadway musical "Cabaret" earlier this week, spitting at police and telling them, "I'll fuck you up," the...

Shia LaBeouf Arrested After Being Kicked Out Of Broadway Musical

Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Shia LaBeouf was handcuffed and escorted out of the Broadway musical "Cabaret" on Thursday night, according to Variety. The 28-year-old actor was c...

Brad Pitt Goes To War In New 'Fury' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.25.2014 | Entertainment

"It will end, soon. But before it does, a lot more people have got to die." That's the basic thesis of Brad Pitt's "Fury." Set against the backdrop of...

15 Signs The Return Of Soulja Boy Is Upon Us

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak & Lauren Zupkus | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

We tried to ignore it. We tried to pretend like it wasn't happening. But the time has come for us all to accept the truth: Soulja Boy has returned. ...

Childish Gambino and the Metamodern Ennui: Why Because the Internet Is the Most Significant Album in Recent Memory

Jesse Damiani | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

The Internet allows us to live increasingly fractured, niche, performed lives -- no matter how consistent, we develop varied personae on social media, dependent upon the form -- but they are still our lives.

ReThink Review: Nymph()maniac vol. I and II -- When Sex Gets Unsexy

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Mark Burnett's Jesus movie Son of God clocks in at two hours and 18 minutes. But director Lars Von Trier knows that if you want to tell a story about someone important, like a nymphomaniac, you're going to need more time, which is why his Nymph()maniac is made up of two films with a combined running time of four hours.

Shia LaBeouf Drops All-Star Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment

Today in ledes that write themselves: Shia LaBeouf isn't famous anymore, so it's a good thing he left the all-star cast of "Rock the Kasbah." Acco...

'Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1' Comes With Too Many Metaphors But Just Enough Laughs

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

Even though "Nymphomaniac" sometimes inches along at a dull pace, von Trier has crafted a sex drama that avoids tripping over itself in pretentiousness.

Two Years Of 'Nymphomaniac' Controversy In One Timeline

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac"; or, the movie of endless controversy. The notorious director, known for his distinctive aesthetic and abrasive person...

Mike Ryan

Christian Slater's Man-Crush On Benedict Cumberbatch

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment

I didn't know quite what to expect before meeting Christian Slater. Over his career, Slater has sure earned his reputation as a "bad boy" (a term he u...

The 2014 Academy Awards (Sort Of)

Spencer Green | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Warning: This parody contains frank language and images of Shia LaBeouf. Parental guidance is suggested.

Alec Baldwin And Shia LaBeouf Are Doing This All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.27.2014 | Comedy

After their dramatic declarations and forays into performance art, it would only make sense that Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf would launch a 48-city ...

10 Actors Who Could Teach Shia LaBeouf How To Leave Hollywood

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.21.2014 | Celebrity

Dear Shia LaBeouf: You are still famous and it's kind of, sort of, totally your own fault. Neither tweeting "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE" once a day, nor ...

Shia LaBeouf Plagiarizes Ellen Page's Coming Out Speech

Reductress | Posted 04.20.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

At an impromptu rally outside LA's ACLU headquarters, Shia LaBeouf took to the podium to announce that he is a lesbian, apparently using vast swaths of Ellen Page's recent coming out speech at an HRC event.

What It's Really Like Inside Shia's Art Project

Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment

There's no need to stand in line for six hours to get into Shia LaBeouf's Los Angeles art installation like some people are doing. ScreenJunkies made...

Middlebrow: Shia LaBeouf And The Performance Art Of #Sympathy

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive look at the state of pop culture. From...

Shia LaBeouf Is Sorry

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite the paper bag covering his noggin declaring "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE," Shia LaBeouf can still draw a crowd. A line of mo...