Virgilio A. Rivas (PUP): Derrida and Zizek: On the intersections of Differance and Parallax, from Eating Well to the Necessity of Idiocy. From the International Journal of Zizek Studies, Lisa Banu (Purdue): Design and Shit: Reality, Materiality and Ideality in the works of Jean Baudrillard and Slavoj Zizek; and Robert St. Clair (William and Mary): The Bomb in (and the Right to) the City: Batman, Argo, and Hollywood’s Revolutionary Crowds. Zizek and education: An excerpt from “The Threshold of the Zizekian: Notes Towards a Zizekian Pedagogy” by Daniel Tutt. Slavoj Zizek on the anger in Bosnia, but this time the people can read their leaders' ethnic lies. Fat-free chocolate and absolutely no smoking: Slavoj Zizek on why our guilt about consumption is all-consuming. Slavoj Zizek comments on Thomas Piketty's Le Capital au XXIe siecle. Is Slavoj Zizek a US propaganda psyop? Stuart Jeffries on a critical theoretic Marxist dialectical analysis of the World Cup song: “What's going on here is what Slavoj Zizek calls fetishistic disavowal”. The slow death of originality? Mark Carrigan on thoughts on the self-plagiarisation of Slavoj Zizek. As if writing copy for Abercrombie & Fitch wasn’t enough, a recent article by Slavoj Zizek in Playboy Magazine is circulating around the internet. “If you don’t give me any of your shitty papers you get an A”: Slavoj Zizek fans and haters can finally agree on something — he probably doesn’t like any of you. Please stop worshipping Slavoj Zizek, the superstar professor who calls students “boring idiots” (but before we pile on Zizek, we probably ought to consider the source). The last laugh: Marc Farrant reviews Zizek's Jokes by Slavoj Zizek (and more).

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