Sam Kriss

Stuff

Hvad Hitlers angiveligt deforme pik kan lære os om den måde, vi opfatter ondskab på

Ondskab ville være let at forholde sig til, hvis bare den kunne identificeres ud fra menneskets fysik. Sådan forholder det sig bare ikke.
Sam Kriss
2.25.16
Stuff

Emojis Are the Most Advanced Form of Literature Known to Man

The Oxford English Dictionary naming the "Face with Tears of Joy" emoji as Word of the Year 2015 does not signal the death of culture.
Sam Kriss
11.18.15
News

Can Harry Potter Really Tell Us Anything About Boycotting Israel?

Dissecting J.K. Rowling's use of Dumbledore to weigh in to the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Sam Kriss
11.2.15
News

Is Israel Trying to Spark an Intifada?

The Israeli government insists that it wants peace more than anything, but sending agent provocateurs to carry out an impromptu kneecapping is a pretty weird way of going about it.
Sam Kriss
10.20.15
Europe: The Final Countdown

The EU Referendum Is Just a Civil War Between Two Separate Factions of Britain's Business Class

There's one question framing the debate: what's best not for the people of Britain, but for their bosses?
Sam Kriss
10.13.15
News

Reasons Why the Nuclear Destruction of Life on Earth Is Good for the British Economy

The fiery death of humanity could eliminate the deficit crisis and be a boon to British workers.
Sam Kriss
10.1.15
News

The British Government's Anti-Terrorist Strategy for Children Is a Twisted Assault on the Freedom to Think

This week a school child was asked if he was "affiliated with Isis" because he said the French word for eco-terrorism in a French lesson.
Sam Kriss
9.25.15
Stuff

Is the Royal Family's Nazi Salute Really a Surprise?: The Pre-War British Aristocracy's Love Affair with Fascism

British aristos admired Hitler, and he admired their empire.
Sam Kriss
7.24.15
Film

Minions Are Taking Over the World, and It's All Your Fault

If you're reading this, chances are you hate the Minions. But have you ever stopped and thought: why?
Sam Kriss
7.13.15
Stuff

Robot-Generated Art Is Going to Destroy Culture

Throw away your e-readers now.
Sam Kriss
6.26.15
Stuff

The 'Paracetamol Challenge' Is an Internet Teen-Suicide Craze That Doesn't Actually Exist

The kids are alright, but what's wrong with parents who want to believe this hoax?
Sam Kriss
6.8.15
Stuff

​What Osama bin Laden's Book Shelf Tells Us About the War for Our Minds

America wants to turn Osama bin Laden from a vague avatar of Evil into a human being.
Sam Kriss
5.22.15