May 13, Sceox added it Recommends it for: theory junkies. Nathan Lee. The chapter on the Pill and colonialism was great in particular, and all of the interactions between the narrator, Testogel, and VD, in any combination, made incredible reading. The performance consisted of Hayes walking out of the United Bank of Switzerland UBS building shortly after noon carrying a small speaker and a microphone on a stand, and reciting a love letter from an
However, where Testo Junkie falls down is rather than drawing the reader in with these ideas that really effect everyoneis Preciado develops a language that further distances people from them. More Details Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
Male gaze-y. Greg Youmans. Half riveting gender theory and half wildly sexy and personal journey through a Testosterone addiction, Testo Junkie is crucial to un Ohmygoodness this is definitely on the Top 5 List of best books I've ever read. It takes the best of Foucault and Butler and rips them into the 2st century, analyzing postmodern critiques and performance theory in light of the pharmaceutical industry, the porn industry and our third-wave capitalist society.
Let me begin by stating categorically: Preciado's Testo Junkie is for progressives and radicals on the Left who are well read in Feminist, psychoanalytic and Queer theories. More filters.
From Bookforum Testo Junkie is an arresting hybrid work: a philosophical treatise and a literary homage embedded in a sexually explicit drug diary addressed to a ghost. This is huge! Oct 04, Sydney rated it it was amazing. Since birth control pills, erectile dysfunction remedies, and factory-made testosterone and estrogen were developed, biology is definitely no longer destiny.
In the background, a slideshow displays oversized portrait figures wearing fanciful masks made of various trashy but glamorous materials, partly referencing Stefano Harney.