I write (but I’m trying to quit) & live in the UK (but I’m trying to leave).


A creepy clown manifesto
The Harambe variations
American aphanisis: in search of Donald Trump
A portrait of the Person-Guy
Building Norway: a critique of Slavoj Žižek
Why zionism is antisemitism
A Rihanna ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’ video roundtable
Why you’re not leaving London
Notes from the demonstration
Cheeky Nando’s, or, what went wrong?
A visit to the cereal café
United Kingdämmerung
Tony Blair, dread creature of the forgotten swamp
First as funny, then as die
Why does Alain De Botton want us to kill our young?
Philosophy for the weak
Abdel Fatah al-Sisi doesn’t care about my face
Richard Dawkins and the ascent of madness
Why George W Bush is the greatest living painter
Slavoj Žižek answers a question on ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’
The conspiracy theory of Disneyland

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Praise for Sam Kriss and Idiot Joy Showland

“Contemptible left-deviationism entirely out of step with the ongoing movement towards a greater prosperity and stability.”
Resolution of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China

“Swiftian. A joy.”
Peter Hitchens

“Lies from a better world.
Tom Whyman

“Glad to be a member of the ‘people dissed by that plucky ambitious young Sam Kriss’ contingent.
Owen Hatherley

“Gloriously, splendidly unfair.”
Richard Seymour

“An anti-intellectual reverse-snob — he thinks he should be proud of being so blatantly pro-mystery and anti-science.”
PZ Myers

“Far too odd to easily classify.”
Nick Land

“Banal, narcissistic, and even masturbatory. What a waste.”
Louis Proyect

“You’re a great writer, but that shit is dark.”
Paul Joseph Watson

“Not only a theoretical nonsense, but such a case of slander pure and simple that, at this level, any minimally rational debate becomes meaningless.”
Slavoj Žižek

“This, THIS is why I hate intellectuals.”
Anonymous commenter

“The soap opera writer would follow him around, and use his jewels for TV prime time. Of this he was convinced.”
Mark E Smith

“Help me. Help me.”
The ghost of André Breton