“His eyes flit without rest from television screen, to newspaper, to magazine, keeping him in a sort of orgasm-without-release through a series of teasing glimpses of shiny automobiles, shiny female bodies, and other sensuous surfaces.” Alan Watts on media gluttony in 1951.
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by Stuff to Blow Your Mind
Maneater: What happens when an animal turns maneater? Is it the irresistible taste of human flesh? Is it the ease of a human kill? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Julie look to the environmental, biological and bad-luck causes that land humans on a predator’s dinner menu. About the Art: “Two Followers of Cadmus devoured by a Dragon,” by Cornelis van Haarlem. Read more about it here in the Art Spotlight post.
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