issue 1 / pleasure principle

'...between the two limits which may be described as the qualitative thresholds of “pain” or pleasure, there is a certain area of aesthetic indifference.' - Sigmund Freud, 'Beyond the Pleasure Principle', 1922

"where'd you get the idea of material possession? thank you for the ride nowhere." - Janet Jackson, 'The Pleasure Principle' 1987


taking dissonant delight in Eilidh Page Morrissey's video work

Eilidh Morrissey makes hyper-textured short films. 


Nepotism: The Designer Drug You Wish You Had

Nicholas Hayden

A satirical look at the social-emotional roulette involved in knowing you need connections to get literally any job.