Rhian E. Jones
Rhian E. Jones writes on history, politics, popular culture and the places where they intersect. She is co-editor of the website New Socialist and writes for Tribune magazine. Her books include Clampdown: Pop-Cultural Wars on Class and Gender (Zer0, 2013); Triptych: Three Studies of Manic Street Preachers’ The Holy Bible (Repeater, 2017) and she also co-edited the anthology of women’s music writing Under My Thumb: Songs That Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them (Repeater, 2017). Her blog is Velvet Coalmine.
All essays by Rhian E. Jones
24 Hour Theory People: Part 3
‘Fruitful misunderstandings’ strikes me as a good way to think about the blogosphere — and, actually, as a good way of describing what interesting criticism does, in so far as you never really ‘understand’ a work you’re responding to in any transparent, straightforward sense.
24 Hour Theory People: Part 2
For me, the easiest way to demonstrate the uniqueness of the blog medium is to think about why the k-punk book instantly and overwhelmingly prompts that question of its migration across media, a question which would not even arise for an anthology of newspaper or journal articles.
24 Hour Theory People: Mark Fisher and the blogosphere
There’s been a lot written already about the work of the late English writer, blogger and cultural theorist Mark Fisher, who died in 2017. Last year, a substantial anthology of Mark’s blog writing — together with interviews, reviews, and an unfinished manuscript fragment — was published as k-punk (Repeater Books), which was also the name of his highly influential blog.