Boredom


Boredom is a serious subject (just ask Albert Nerenberg, director of the decidedly not boring documentary Boredom). The New York Times Sunday Book Review looks at the literary uses of boredom, starting…


Richard A. Friedman, professor of clinical psychiatry and director of the psychopharmacology clinic at the Weill Cornell Medical College, has written a lengthy essay for the New York Times in which he…



In light of Disinfo’s newest release, BOREDOM, we will be hosting “The American Boring Awards.” We’re currently in the nomination stage and will be taking nominations from you, dear Disinfonauts. To submit your nomination, simply…


Umair Haque (author, economist, slayer of zombies) says he’s bored – of everything – in his essay “The Bullshit Machine” on Medium. It’s a common condition, but one mysteriously under-investigated. For anyone…



Starting today, Disinfo will be hosting a weekly poll. They will go live on Wednesdays, last for a week and will be tied, in some way or another, to our documentaries. I…


Science fiction is tackling the issue of economic inequality using the metaphor of rationed time and mortality. Radical blogger and professor of ‘cultural analysis’ Mark Fisher doesn’t see this as too far…