Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
“During the Trump-Clinton election campaign, 4chan was alive with memes supporting Donald Trump in that same irono-serious register. To the 4chan boys Trump was a hero, the social failure in chief, a clown prince.
“They called him the God Emperor, a swaggering fat Daddy, who, as one commentator put it, would put a car in every white man’s drive and an Aryan woman in every white man’s bed. He set their hearts on fire.” – Performer in Javaad Alipoor’s The Believers Are But Brothers