Justin E. H. Smith's Hinternet

Justin E. H. Smith
Getting Behind the Internet.
Created 23 Aug 2020
  • Trans-Class
    31 Oct 2021 • 22 min read
    This is the second in a series of essays broadly inspired by my reading of Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu (currently I’m in the middle of volume III). For the first essay in the series,...
  • Do Names Have Souls?
    24 Oct 2021 • 18 min read
    Don’t forget to listen to the most recent episode of my podcast, “What Is X?” with my exceptionally lucid guest Danielle Carr, talking about Mental Health, and what it is. Subscribe now 1. Psychology,...
  • It's All Over (2021)
    17 Oct 2021 • 20 min read
    Don’t forget to listen to my podcast, “What Is X?” And check back for new episodes soon: with Danielle Carr on Mental Health, Sean Caroll on Matter, Julian Lucas on Memory, and more. Subscribe now Swa...
  • On the Winds
    09 Oct 2021 • 14 min read
    Don’t forget to listen to the most recent episode of my podcast, “What Is X?”, with Jeff Dolven talking about Poetry. 1. A 1916 article in the Journal of Agricultural Research may help us to clear up ...
  • Garbage, Human Beings
    03 Oct 2021 • 14 min read
    Please be sure to read the news and announcements at the bottom of today’s ‘stack. Subscribe now Substack is not social media, at least not in the narrow sense. But that narrow sense is growing less i...
  • Covid Is Boring
    18 Sep 2021 • 21 min read
    1. Ordinarily I need no alarm to wake me up. I am able to rouse myself naturally, and usually within about two minutes of the time I had intended to start the day. The one exception is when I accident...
  • The Crying Man
    09 Sep 2021 • 15 min read
    Listen to the latest episode of my podcast, “What Is X?”, with Matthew Spellberg on Dreams. -- “Бурдук отун тöбöтö мäliliннäҕiнä бурдук буолар.” —Öс хöсöнö “Grain becomes flour, when it is milled.” —A...
  • Proust's Panmnemonicon
    29 Aug 2021 • 27 min read
    Addendum, September 1: I’ve added a link to the episode of my podcast, “What Is X?” with Matthew Spellberg talking about Dreams. See below for more. Subscribe now Au lit Marcel Proust represents many ...
  • “The Hinternet” Is Turning One!
    31 Jul 2021 • 14 min read
    Listen now to the first episode of my podcast, “What Is X?”, featuring the luciferous Agnes Callard on the question, “What is philosophy?” Read more about the podcast in Section 2 below. Subscribe now...
  • A Total Work of Art
    23 Jul 2021 • 16 min read
    If you like what you are reading, please consider subscribing. Subscribe now Every era gets the Gesamtkunstwerk it deserves. In Richard Wagner’s 1849 essay, The Artwork of the Future, the German compo...
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