A Brooklyn Culture Mafia

suspendedreason

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Came across a wild Oneohtrix Point Never performance, their new shoegaze cut "I Don't Love Me Anymore." The 90s are back baby!


Eli Keszler does the drums, Dasha Nekrasova—his partner's partner—does the video.

All the sudden it hit me: The time is ripe for a Brooklyn culture mafia thread! Dissensus is ready! Let's go!
 

suspendedreason

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Dasha (29, F). Host of Red Scare. Failed Los Angeles actor who moved to Brooklyn to start a podcast instead. Identifies as Eastern European. First spotted in the infamous "Sailor Socialism" InfoWars video that did the rounds a few years back, ft. Nesrakova sippin iced coffee and reppin Sanders:
 
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suspendedreason

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Intro on Red Scare:
The hosts’ regular preoccupations include the “tyranny of neoliberalism,” the sexiness of Jewish men (and Tony Soprano), the veneration of Camille Paglia and Sigmund Freud and Azealia Banks, the overratedness of both Meryl Streep and Jennifer Aniston, and, at least for two of the hosts, the right to say the word “retard” as a descriptor.
Their most accomplished episode & entry into the genre is considered to be "The Zoo" (pic related), acclaimed as being "a david attenborough documentary for retards"

 

suspendedreason

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Anna Khachiyan (35, F): according to a Wikipedia entry likely commissioned by Anna herself on the RedScare subreddit, Khachiyan is a "Russian-American cultural critic" and a holder of a very prestigious art history degree from NYU.

On March 29, 2018, Khachiyan started the cultural commentary podcast Red Scare, with co-host and actress Dasha Nekrasova. The show has been associated with the dirtbag left[13][14][15][16][17] and covers current topics in American culture and politics in both a comedic and serious tone. Khachiyan's commentary and critique of neoliberalism and feminism are heavily influenced by historian Christopher Lasch and literary critic Camille Paglia.[3] She has also been influenced by Mark Fisher,[18] and Michel Houellebecq.[19]

The show has featured guest appearances by several notable writers, artists, social commentators and leftist figures, including Angela Nagle, Vanessa Place, Simon Reynolds, Juliana Huxtable, Ariana Reines, Chapo Trap House's Amber A'Lee Frost, Tulsi Gabbard and Glenn Greenwald, as well as conservative personalities, such as Ross Douthat and Steve Bannon.
Our own @blissblogger is on a first-name basis with Red Scare! This will become important if/when the brooklyn culture mafia takes full political control of Brooklyn, similar to Seattle's CHAZ district, and Dissensus members living there wish to get their hands on extra rations, maybe some extra cigarettes for bartering, etc.
 

suspendedreason

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Eli Keszler (?, M). Experimental percussionist, has performed at The Kitchen, worked with Tony Conrad. Incredible drummer and very talented; dating Anna Khachiyan for unknown reasons.


Personal anecdote: I once saw the pair at The Whitney biennial. They were stopped for multiple photographs on the upperdeck patio. Truly an iconic duo, this one's for the history books.
 

suspendedreason

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I gotta take a work break now, but I will continue with the NY wing of the "dirtbag left," as well as the "Artforum mafia" (Kaitlin Phillips, David Velasco, Natasha Staag with her Semiotexte connections) shortly
 

suspendedreason

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I didn't believe it but

Kit Keenan—the daughter of designer Cynthia Rowley and interior designer Bill Keenan, stepdaughter to Rowley’s husband, Half Gallery founder Bill Powers—will appear on the next season of The Bachelor, taking her career as a fashion designer to the next level … Dan Lopatin, the musician who makes records under the name Oneohtrix Point Never, is dating Dasha Nekrasova, who appears on the podcast Red ScareEric Firestone is opening a ground-floor space at 40 Great Jones Street—on the legendary block that previously housed the boutiques Filson and Partners & Spade, right across the street from Eva Presenhuber’s New York space—with a show of work by Futura, while maintaining the upstairs loft space it has at 4 Great Jones, apartment #4 … Frieze London’s online viewing room does not have the gender search tool included in the Frieze New York site in May—the categories had included “female,” “male,” “non-binary,” “transgender,” and “other” … Baer Faxt scribe Josh Baer had to change the name of his online art-market talk show from “The Hammer” to “No Reserve” after the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles attacked the writer and advisor for infringing on a name they claimed to have trademarked (the museum has also gone after the Hammer Museum in Haines, Alaska, which hosts exhibitions of, guess what, actual hammers) … Victoire de Pourtalès is out as director of David Zwirner’s Paris space …
https://www.reddit.com/r/redscarepod/comments/grs4bf/_/fs0w0x8
Good tip Version

All the more evidence of how important understand this 'brooklyn culture mafia' is
 

suspendedreason

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The following weekend I bumped into another Russian, Dasha Nekrasova, from the Red Scare podcast, in a bar and she invited me to an Epstein Truther Meetup she’d helped organise in Union Square the following afternoon so of course I went along. I spent Sunday morning in the park there reading essays about the Weathermen and 1990s ecoterrorists, as I often do on weekends. Two young guys sat amongst everybody else on the park benches screaming at one another. One was in a wheelchair and was complaining that his friend was rolling a joint too slowly (which he was). His friend rolling the joint shouted back at him for ages. “You’re always trying to fuck with me,” he shouted. “You’re always fucking with me,” and so forth. This went on for a while. By the end he was yelling, “I love you man! That’s what you have to understand: I fucking love you!” It was a sunny day and spirits were high.
 

Linebaugh

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Yes it's like high school never ended, there is still a clique, etc. Podcasting makes this explicit—"asymmetrical gaze." We watch them all hang out together, they determine the hip watering holes, etc
gives the feeling that there is no other city worth being in while at the same time portraying it as a generally insufferable place, for the reasons you mentioned. and that its the landing spot for every asshole you knew in college. A shame because I think NYC is cool as hell.
 
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