The War on Media: We’re All Losers

Nathan Le Master February 21, 2017 No junkie can cook a fix as potent as what Trump is to the media. Just look at how profitable journalism has become in Trump’s America, whether it’s the two million raised by the The Young Turks, or the financial boon for older, establishment media like the Washington Post. Unless his successor proves to be more flamboyant than he … Continue reading The War on Media: We’re All Losers

Shia LaBeouf Pays the Troll Toll: How His Latest Performance Accidentally Captured America’s Noxious Social Climate Through A Stream Darkly

Nathan Le Master / Colter Harris February 14, 2017 “The installation created a serious and ongoing public safety hazard for the museum, its visitors, its staff, local residents and businesses.” And with that message, issued on February 10th, 2017 by the Museum of the Moving Image, the newest, most controversial political performance piece by child-star-turned-provocateur Shia LaBeouf was cut three years and 11 months short of … Continue reading Shia LaBeouf Pays the Troll Toll: How His Latest Performance Accidentally Captured America’s Noxious Social Climate Through A Stream Darkly

He Will Not Divide Us: A Timeline of Events

Nathan Le Master February 1, 2017 1/20/17 Bold, black, and Helvetica. The text He Will Not Divide Us appears above a camera and microphone aside The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, the latest performance art piece by Shia LaBeouf. Set up on Donald J. Trump’s inauguration as America’s 45th president, Shia intends for the camera to remain there throughout the entire duration … Continue reading He Will Not Divide Us: A Timeline of Events