Owen Hatherley (@owenhatherley)

Dialectical Soap Operas: Rainer Werner Fassbinder on TV

In the 1970s, TV was the dominant medium. Not, as it is today, one of dozens of diffuse forms competing for distracted attention.

After the End of the World: Re-reading the Russian Revolution

At a public lecture at the LSE, Sheila Fitzpatrick lamented that the end of the Cold War meant that there was little energy in the commemoration of the two Russian revolutions of 1917.