Posts by BureauKensington

The dual mirror of Instagram fitness

By Rachel Katz When we resolve to “get in shape”, we’re setting a pretty general goal that could anything from...

Welcome to the new you: Self-improvement and subjectivity

Well, here we are, nearly at the end of January. The fun (and not so fun) holiday memories are a...

The three main characters from "Stalker" sit in a hallway, which is being flooded by rain.

Reflections from the Room

But how can I put a name to – what it is that I want? How am I to know...

#Vanlife: transmissive selves and emptiness

You’re sitting at your desk at 4:00 pm on a grey, rainy Thursday. You’re wasting time at your job until...

Gentrifying the KitKat: The subtle jouissance of Gourmet Makes

By Rachel Katz Claire Saffitz stands behind a piece of island countertop in the Bon Appetit test kitchen. She is...

Peace in our time: The superhero and his shadow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

“Ultron thinks we’re monsters, that we’re what’s wrong with the world. This isn’t just about beating him, it’s about whether...

Samin Nosrat reacting with enthusiasm to food; also one of the dishes prepared in the course of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: cooking together towards self-authorization

By Rachel Katz I am an avid consumer of food media; I follow tons of food publications and writers on...

What is it about medical dramas that always keeps me coming back for more?

The psychology behind my obsession with Grey’s Anatomy A guest post by Molly KayAt the end of a long day,...

The three main characters from "Stalker" sit in a hallway, which is being flooded by rain.

Welcome aboard: A psychoanalytic tour of pop culture

Welcome Aboard: A Psychoanalytic Tour of Pop Culture Writer: All my life, I have never seen one happy person. Stalker:...

On listening

On listening

“The purest form of listening is to listen without memory or desire” – Wilfred Bion As a newcomer to the...