The Pop Culture Philosopher Blog

Synecdoche, New York

Originally posted in 2008. Charlie Kaufman’s directorial debut is a fractal hallucination. I’ve been a fan of Charlie Kaufman for years, and it’s been interesting to see how his work transforms under the guidance...

MJD’s “Luis Briceno”

As a followup to last week’s “Turing Test” here’s one more repost of an old Mark-Jason Dominus story from the archives. Reading this Borges-inspired story is what first led me to discover the peculiar...

Common Cosmology: Sunami and Rond

For fans of my wife, artist April Sunami: New Exhibition Brings Together Two Diverse Artists with Universal Theme Street artist Stephanie Rond and mixed media painter April Sunami will feature new work in the...

Action Philosophers

I’m behind on posting this week, so here’s a link to one of the most entertaining pop-culture takes on philosophy, Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey’s “Action Philosophers.” If you’ve never encountered it, be...