THE ABSURD TIMES — STILL

The Absurd Times Fwd: New post THE NEIN QUARTERLY

Posted in Uncategorized by @honestcharlie on July 29, 2013

New post on Czar Donic’s Blog

THE NEIN QUARTERLY

by czardonic

  1. THE ABSURD TIMES

    Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    @SteveFainer: Does it pay to subscribe to @NeinQuarterly? Asking for a friend.” #intears pic.twitter.com/J2sjSCr0zy

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  2. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    Favorite local linguists, unite! Or something. #danke pic.twitter.com/tw3nHES4c8

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  3. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    While I suffer in silence, I suggest you read something by Elias Canetti and report back.

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  4. The Paris Review @parisreview26 Jul
    @NeinQuarterly #WeBelieveinNeinQuarterly
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  5. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    All will be revealed. Nothing will be revealed. Look for my interview with @little_utopia. Coming soon.

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  6. Esthermaschine @EstherAdaire1h
    @NeinQuarterly KeinQuarterly.
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  7. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    Sorry, friends, feeling sick today. Not in the good way. #backsoon

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  8. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    Think of it as an aesthete tax. #nq #subscribenow

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  9. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    The market told me about your “marginal propensities.”

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  10. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    When I despair alone, I prefer to be by myself.

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  11. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    Remember to tip your lovable misanthropic aesthetes. #danke pic.twitter.com/1F2GT2Ysrq

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  12. Friedrice Nietzsche @TinyNietzsche22 Jul
    Friedrich is nice name.
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  13. Friedrice Nietzsche @TinyNietzsche26 Jul
    This day in 1887: mustache achieves sentience, fights me over soup
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  14. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    Getting nothing for something is the new getting something for nothing. #subscribenow

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  15. Nein. @NeinQuarterly1h
    3.5 out of 4 neinquarterly)

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  16. Friedrice Nietzsche @TinyNietzsche26 Jul
    If throwing rocks at peasants isn’t a video game, I don’t want to be right
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  17. Friedrice Nietzsche @TinyNietzsche28 Jul
    *looks at room full of dead gods* who wants walkies?
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  18. Friedrice Nietzsche @TinyNietzsche2h
    I need a new catch phrase, something that says modern void, but also includes the trappings of the 19th century
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  19. Friedrice Nietzsche @TinyNietzsche2h
    *macbeth in a teacup*
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  20. Nein. @NeinQuarterly2h
    Maybe the problem isn’t Monday. Maybe it’s Twitter.

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  21. Nein. @NeinQuarterly2h
    Go ahead, say it in German. I’ve got time.

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  22. Nein. @NeinQuarterly3h
    The Umlaut is the message.

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  23. Keiner @rational_heart3h
    I love you but I’ve chosen Monday (cc @NeinQuarterly )
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  24. Nein. @NeinQuarterly3h
    You might like German more if you knew it better.

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  25. Zelda Kasahara @Zelda_Kasahara3h
    I just send some love to @NeinQuarterly , cause I’m really into supporting failed intellectuals.
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  26. Vergil Den @VergilDen3h
    As I sit and wait for @NeinQuarterly, I can’t help but to imagine the cover to issue 1 (courtesy my daughter) pic.twitter.com/Utx0xwQCzJ
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  27. Nein. @NeinQuarterly3h
    My doctor told me it’s a crisis of overproduction. #backwhenitsover

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  28. Barbarian Capital @BarbarianCap3h
    @NeinQuarterly the Invisible Hand doesn’t do stop-and-frisk, it just gives you unwelcome squeezes on the go
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  29. Nein. @NeinQuarterly3h
    Are you there, invisible hand? It’s me, Adam Smith.

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  30. Ralph Tegtmeier @fantomaster3h
    @NeinQuarterly No #failedmarketers Award either? Man, you’re taking all the fun out of the agony of late capitalism!
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  31. Nein. @NeinQuarterly3h
    NQ’s business model depends on ü. And despair.

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  32. Robert Long @rgblong3h
    @NeinQuarterly It’s Monday already? Back to my Nein-to-five
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  33. Bungaku Shounen @TheGreatBerlitz3h
    @NeinQuarterly It’s monday already? Sigh. My Zeit and my Geist are not in sync.
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  34. Chris Sm. @poorstruggler3h
    when i stare into the abyss @NeinQuarterly stares back.
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  35. Nein. @NeinQuarterly3h
    A neinquarterly)

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  36. Jan Mieszkowski @janmpdx3h
    There’s nothing wrong with the Joseph Beuys business model. @NeinQuarterly pic.twitter.com/E8Kv8PyaUL
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  37. Nein. @NeinQuarterly3h
    I’m building a brand. What’s your excuse?

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  38. Nein. @NeinQuarterly4h
    It’s not the heat. It’s Monday.

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  39. Nein. @NeinQuarterly4h
    It’s a beautiful day to rage, rage against Monday.

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  40. Nein. @NeinQuarterly14h
    Sweet broken dreams. (And even sweeter and more broken for NQ subscribers.)

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  41. Nils Gilman @nils_gilman19h
    Course Offering: “The Cliché: Critical Theories of Tedious Language” http://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/international-focus/post-doctoral-fellowships-in-the-humanities/grants-2013.html … (Surprisingly, not taught by @NeinQuarterly)
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  42. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    It’s Sunday. Hug a hipster.

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  43. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    Are you there, society? It’s me, social media.

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  44. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    How can I say this nicely: nein.

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  45. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    Quiet despair walks into a bar. Impotent rage walks out.

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  46. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    I have come to monetize Caesar, not to praise him.

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  47. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    Trust me: capitalism isn’t as easy as it looks.

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  48. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    Almost done taking Manhattan. In a week I take Berlin. #failedintellectualgoodwilltour

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  49. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    Right after brunch. #danke pic.twitter.com/t4oQ7AOKb5

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  50. Edward Michalik @edwardmichalik28 Jul
    I just subscribed to @NeinQuarterly. I haven’t felt this enthused since the revolutionary summer of 68! Okay, I was three then, but still.
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  51. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    A German Sunday walks into a bar. Silently.

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  52. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    Bußfall.

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  53. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    In all fairness, brunch will also not be televised.

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  54. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    It’s time for a revolution, comrades, and/or brunch.

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  55. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    I was selling subscriptions to a fictitious journal before it was cool. (PayPal: neinquarterly)

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  56. Nein. @NeinQuarterly28 Jul
    It’s a beautiful day for writing an ode upon a Grecian urn.

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  57. Nein. @NeinQuarterly27 Jul
    Umlauto ergo süm.

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  58. Nein. @NeinQuarterly27 Jul
    Dunno ergo sum.

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  59. Nein. @NeinQuarterly27 Jul
    Hire me to legitimize your subject position and/or critique your selfies.

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  60. Nein. @NeinQuarterly27 Jul
    I fought the laws of motion, and inertia won.

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  61. Nein. @NeinQuarterly27 Jul
    Sometimes I wonder about @ubuweb and the Internet. Is art printing life or life printing art?

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  62. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    If all you need is love, you probably don’t.

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  63. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Shit got real. Make it stop.

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  64. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    @SpencerPI: @NeinQuarterly Who would win in a cage match between ennui and despair?” The cage.

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  65. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Love should make it all better. But it doesn’t. That’s why it’s love.

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  66. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Of course I’m conflicted. That’s my charm.

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  67. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    The Golden Age of the Selfie-Made Man.

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  68. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    A leitmotif walks into a bar. Bartender: “You, again.”

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  69. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Borges walks into a bar. Orders a Borges. Bartender: “We’re out of Borges. But how about a Borges?” Borges drinks his Borges and leaves.

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  70. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Tweet it like you’ll delete it.

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  71. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Why, John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt? Why must this happen whenever we go out?

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  72. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Trotsky walks into a bar, orders a drink. Bartender: “Neat or on the rocks?” Trotsky: “Take your pick.”

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  73. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    An iPhone walks into a Droid.

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  74. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    A structuralist walks into a bar. A post-structuralist walks out.

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  75. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    #IBelieveInNeinQuarterly and so can ü.

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  76. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Tragedy walks into a bar. Leaves shit-farced.

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  77. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Tragedy’s looking more like farce every day.

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  78. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Thus got Zarathustra his Friday on.

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  79. Esthermaschine @EstherAdaire26 Jul
    You meant body graffiti, right, @NeinQuarterly ? pic.twitter.com/AfPWqDvgIw
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  80. donebylee @donebylee26 Jul
    @NeinQuarterly Nein is my desktop. I have become a Neinhilist. pic.twitter.com/zPaYfFLKz2
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  81. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    To err is human. To system error is divine.

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  82. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I break for dreams.

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  83. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Honk if you value silence.

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  84. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    A gentle reminder that Facebook is most useful as an allegory.

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  85. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I thought everybody wanted nothing for something. *firing marketing dept*

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  86. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I never thought capitalism would be this hard. #subscribenow

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  87. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Just me and ü this weekend.

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  88. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    When I think of ü, I touch my selfie.

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  89. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    The what is the fuck.

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  90. Strollology Berlin @strollology27 Jun
    First as tragedy, then as farce, then as interview: we talked to Eric Jarosinski, the man behind @NeinQuarterly: http://www.strollology.com/2013/06/27/eric-jarosinski-nein-quarterly/ …
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  91. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Civilization is crumbling. Quarterly.

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  92. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    #IBelieveInNeinQuarterly

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  93. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    FYI: @ubuweb started printing the Internet before it was cool.

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  94. nava rastegar @nvrstgr26 Jul
    My tickle me @NeinQuarterly keeps nudging me to subscribe
    Retweeted by Nein.
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  95. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I believe in hope more than it will ever believe in us.

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  96. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I believe in love. But not love that has never known despair.

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  97. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I believe in plaid. Not in checks.

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  98. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I don’t believe in Gods who aren’t dead.

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  99. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I don’t believe in colors I cannot see.

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  100. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    You be insane. I’ll be the membrane. And, you, be the brain.

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  101. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I don’t believe in molecules.

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  102. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    @BarbarianCap: it’s not despair, it’s evaporating homeless urine from the sidewalks” It’s evaporating sidewalk from homeless despair.

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  103. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Selfie-destruction. It should happen more.

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  104. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Someday Borges will be recognized as the greatest German author.

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  105. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I’m coming to haunt you, Europe. Starting 4 August. #FailedIntellectualGoodwillTour pic.twitter.com/rDklVXEOC4

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  106. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Maybe this is not a God. And the pipe is dead.

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  107. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Everybody’s thanking God it’s Friday: pic.twitter.com/dxAvqjP1G4

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  108. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Smoke like Hannah Arendt. If you dare.

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  109. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Joseph Roth isn’t impressed.

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  110. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Merbert Harcuse.

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  111. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    You subscribed to a fictitious journal published by a #failedintellectual. And I liked it.

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  112. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Open sourceame.

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  113. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Once @ubuweb prints the Internet, I will fold it into a jaunty little hat, place it atop my head, and win your hearts.

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  114. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    All my fallacies are intentional.

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  115. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I’ll start being human once you sign the consent form.

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  116. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Maybe today’s the day you come out as a #failedintellectual.

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  117. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    @tigerkite: @NeinQuarterly @xiaohuoxing Subscribing to despair is a marriage.” Comedies end with weddings. Tragedies start with them.

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  118. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    If you’re gonna hate the game, might as well hate the player.

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  119. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Somebody should write a song about Friday.

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  120. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Shersom Golem.

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  121. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Parl Kopper.

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  122. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    For aesthetic services. #danke pic.twitter.com/Rw1d4xeSOK

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  123. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    The trick is making alienation work for you.

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  124. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Do not not honk if you love Hegel.

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  125. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    You have my full deficient attention.

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  126. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    See Kafka on pain.

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  127. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    You know, it’s like “open access.” But closed.

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  128. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Business models come and go. Despair is forever.

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  129. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I was XOXO’d by a subscriber. And my PayPal liked it. #danke pic.twitter.com/J27ndDEj0L

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  130. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I think the poets had a rough night.

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  131. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Maybe you could try being the change that I want to see in the world.

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  132. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    You touched my monkey. And I liked it.

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  133. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    It’s a beautiful day for a going-out-of-business sale at the rag and bone shop of the heart.

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  134. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    We’ll always have the Paris Manuscripts.

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  135. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Erzähl mir von Liebe, @NeinQuarterly Abo.

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  136. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Freitag is for lovers.

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  137. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Ein Gespenst denkt um in Europa. Wird Steuerberater.

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  138. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    Freitag. Und es ist gut so.

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  139. Nein. @NeinQuarterly26 Jul
    I’m just here for the capital.

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  140. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Sweet broken dreams. #gutenacht

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  141. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Wally Benjamin.

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  142. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Sorry, comrades, but @NeinQuarterly is no longer for the Gestalt of the earth. #subscribenow

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  143. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Sorry, friends: my Weltanschauung is now pay-per-view.

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  144. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Social crapital. #spent

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  145. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    You call it speaking. I call it diaphragming a sentence.

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  146. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Honestly, comrades, I haven’t lost all my principles. But I’m trying.

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  147. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Cultural crapital. #accumulated

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  148. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    A business model is merely the continuation of the Frankfurt School by other means.

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  149. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    I was commodified before it was cool.

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  150. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Yes, small cadre of NQ subscribers, you are the vanguard. But mainly me.

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  151. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Kriegfried Sacauer.

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  152. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Hansel und Gretel Adorno.

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  153. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Wax Meber.

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  154. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Misskunst.

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  155. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    You can filter porn, perhaps, but there’s no stopping despair.

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  156. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    @emanzaidi: @NeinQuarterly Love is for the hobbyist.” Love is for the truly desperate. And those who love them.

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  157. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    #9

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  158. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Despair is not for the hobbyist.

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  159. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Some of my best friends are @NeinQuarterly subscribers.

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  160. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Premium Content and Its Discontents.

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  161. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Subscribe, Herr Herzog. Subscribe. pic.twitter.com/ZOHXifcmic

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  162. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    #nein pic.twitter.com/8LyDU05AYM

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  163. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    QED to your mother.

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  164. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    @martinbckr: @NeinQuarterly http://i.imgur.com/5MQknAl.gif #interesting

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  165. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Not to spoil the surprise, but there is no “old Werther.”

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  166. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Und so Werther.

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  167. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    The Discipline is the Punish.

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  168. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Most failed intellectuals lacked the proper discipline.

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  169. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Yes, constructs are “just a construct.” That’s why they matter.

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  170. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Once I learn what QED means, I plan to say it a lot.

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  171. Nein. @NeinQuarterly25 Jul
    Nobody said Weltschmerz was going to be fun.

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