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Posts Tagged ‘Roland Barthes

Mundane Wonderment: the myth of the microwave

August 7, 2009

The microwave, that most mundane and mysterious of appliances, occupies a prominent place on the counter of the North American meta-kitchen. It is absolutely accessible, able to be operated by children without supervision. At the same time, as a plastic and digitized machine it is pure artifice. When it is activated the interior comes alight, […]