The Situationist International

"Under the Pavement, the Beach"

I love Guy Debord and the Situationists. Debord was a notorious drunk, womanizer, and by all accounts a bit of an asshole; the Situationists as a whole were wonderfully obscure, haughty, megalomaniacal, exclusive, and brilliant in both their plagiarizing and their originality. Below are some of the most informative SI writings.

An Introduction to the Situationist International
Another Introduction to the Situationist International
Situationist Definitions
Society of the Spectacle -- Guy Debord
On the Poverty of Student Life
A User's Guide to Détournement
Theory of the Dérive

How to Talk Like a Situationist

Situationist Cartoons

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