By: Mark Kingwell
THE HONG KONG CAVALIERS
Soft Cell’s “Tainted Love” — New Age blues, and bliss.
NORTH STAR SNEAKERS & GWG JEANS. Canadian coolness.
Mark Kingwell on THE WARY WATCHERS
He predicted “megatechnics” vs. “biolivability.”
Intuition, creativity, laughter, and élan vital.
Education as social and economic emancipation.
So talented, charismatic, and self-destructive!
Mark Kingwell on OUT OF THE SILENT PLANET
Consumer society robs us of political agency.
Her startling vision has become the American vernacular.
He made the choice to live deliberately.
Auteur of the unforgettable fork-dance of dinner rolls.
A beautifully conflicted Marxist intellectual.
He could write to amuse… or irritate.