…we might ask ourselves whether the dinosaurs did not disappear as a result of a catastrophic internal process – precisely on account of that maximum power and its reversal, as all systems reverse at their apogee. There is nothing to say we are not mentally and biologically programmed for an internal disappearance of the same order, as the logical consequences of our power (Jean Baudrillard. Cool Memories III. New York: Verso, 1997:139).


Louis Arnoux. Split or Die? The Innocent Fate of Humans.

Jean Baudrillard. The Riots of Autumn or The Other Who Will Not Be Mothered.

Jean Baudrillard. Virtuality and Events: The Hell of Power.

Hsiang (Kevin) Hsu. The Principle of Reversal

Joseph Nechvatal. Jean Baudrillard and a Counter-Mannerist Art of Latent Excess.

Paul Virilio. The Museum of Accidents.

Judgment and Punishment

Stephen Smith. Furious Envy: Baudrillard and the Looting of Baghdad.

Jean Baudrillard. Our Society’s Judgment and Punishment.


Julian Haladyn. Baudrillard’s Photography: A Hyperreal Disappearance Into The Object.

Scott Lukas. Fragments of The World Thinking Me, Or How The Digital Facilitates Human Separation.

Looking Back On Utopia Achieved

Jean Baudrillard. Utopia Achieved: “How Can Anyone Be European”?

Jean Baudrillard. Tail Fins and Lighters Polished by the Sea: Stylization, Manipulability, and Envelopment.

Book Reviews

Valerio Baćak. Modernity, Insecurity and Simplified Narratives. Review of Zygmunt Bauman. Liquid Modernity. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2000.

Michael Beyer. Less Stupid Than the Show. Review of Jean Baudrillard. The Conspiracy of Art: Manifestos, Interviews. Edited by Sylvere Lotringer and Translated by Ames Hodges. New York: Semiotext(e), 2005

Gerry Coulter. Roland Barthes, Artist Professor – Pedagogy From the Margins of the Margins. Review of Roland Barthes. The Neutral: Lecture Course At The Collège de France (1977-1978). New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.

Craig McFarlane. Empirical Insights and Theoretical Confusions. Review of Alain Beaulieu and David Gabbard (Editors). Michel Foucault and Power Today: International Multidisciplinary Studies in the History of the Present. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2006.

Pramod Nayar. Toward A New Philosophy of Biology. Review of Eugene Thacker. The Global Genome: Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2005.

William Pawlett. Symbolic Exchange As A Form of Communication. Review of William Merrin. Baudrillard and the Media. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2005.