from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Postmodern.
- adj. Postmodernist.
- n. A postmodernist.
- n. Postmodernism.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- abbr. post-modern
Tomatoes were originally known as love apples in England, possibly based on a mistranslation of the Italian name pomo d'oro golden apple as pomo d'amore.
Literary critics now acknowledge that postmodernism never went away, but to distract us from its advanced age they cry up a new "pomo" wunderkind every year or two.
Looks like a kind of pomo "I was critiquing authenticity and laughing at you all for years" is gonna be his best move,
But the video is hardly the vile, smutty rag Camp is making it out to be, and Tripp is hardly a "pomo" as he is falsely accused on his blog.
Looks like a kind of pomo "I was critiquing authenticity and laughing at you all for years" is gonna be his best move, but I can't wait to see if he tries that, a "fuck you all i have no comment" or a standard contrite apology (which honestly seems unworkable here, given the years of deception).
But a literal instability between different versions of the "same" text is a bit too pomo even for me.
Transsexuality had been * so* medicalised (not to mention slagged off by rad-fems) that the whole pomo-influenced transgender theory thing was kinda necessary and gathered a number of critical insights – even if it was perhaps overly utopian and celebratory of transgression for its own sake.
This blog is equally #1 on our fiancé/es list, because we are totally pomo like that.
The link below will take you to a page that generates postmodern texts: www. elsewhere.org/pomo/
The idea that something so simple and, really, so aesthetically uninteresting -- which for me meant you pass over it for the interesting, complex stuff -- can actually be nourishing in a way that arch, meta, ironic, pomo stuff can't, that seems to me to be important.
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