Thu, 24 March 2011
Reminder: Manga Out Loud is now centrally located in the Spoilers Zone. Remember that before you listen to an episode.
I apologize for the many audio problems on this episode. Skype and my incompetence are a deadly combination.
The homepage for the Aria MMF is here http://animemiz.com/aria-manga-movable-feast/
Johanna's reviews of Aria vol 1 http://comicsworthreading.com/2008/05/21/aria-book-1-recommended/
The 1930's German essay Johanna is referring to is, "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" by Walter Benjamin. You can read it online here http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/benjamin.htm
Here is the wikipedia article on William Morris' book News From Nowhere http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/News_from_Nowhere
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