Mon Nov 19 2001 12:39 The world reacts:
My co-workers have decided that my new glasses and haircut make me look like an up-and-coming college professor.
<kmaples> should we get him a tweed jacket?
<kmaples> with elbow patches?
<stack> whats his specialty?
<kmaples> that's a good q ...
<stack> critical theory for sure.... he's some kind of pomo-head. Loves derrida and baudrillard, Deleuze and Guattari
<stack> Soon as he starts talking, we glaze over.
<kmaples> something w/ russian lit, too
<stack> Yeah for sure. Speaks french...
<kmaples> something something false information theory
<stack> yeah. claude shannon, the internet and structuralism.
<kmaples> author of such works as 'Tissue: a critical analysis of the social import of phelgm in the 19th century'
<stack> And "Poop: Paris pavements and canine restraint: 1992-1993 1/2".
<kmaples> ooohh ... that's about to become a hotbed of controversy again, too
<stack> Yes... his work is the reference for that whole new area of study: Hence the young professorship.
<kmaples> I can see deep explorations into the relationships between the scatologocial and the social animal
<stack> All of the academy is talking about him.
<kmaples> 'that leonardr - he really knows his shit!'