A drug can be described to be at its purest, its most intoxicating, when it is uncut.

A reversal takes place, however, with television. It is the cut — or more precisely the irruption and synthesis of multiple cuts — that gives television its most narcotic quality.


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  1. sportsBabel » comma, garçon says:

    [...] the touch of pain for us instead, which we then consume in mediated and narcotic form. We cut, sever and otherwise realign the structures and flows of this singular-plural body in the process. [...]

  2. sportsBabel » The Voice (and its Mingled Bodies) says:

    [...] to loop back ad infinitum to show athletic exploits at reduced speed in startling detail, the multiple cuts they entail and indeed the slow-motion techniques themselves serve overall to somatically [...]