Index to all back issues
- #1 July 1983: Comics by Terry Laban; local bars; "Skateboarding in
Ann Arbor"; and "David Bowie: Friend or
- #2 January 1984: "Sit-in Against Military Research"; "Methods of
Detournement" [reprint]; and "Violent Femmes: Friend or Foe?"
- #3 May 1984: "Gang of Four surrender!"; "Class War Declared!"; "Body-building and the
Repression of Class Consciousness"; "Action in Ann
Arbor against Ondine/Warholism"; and "Laurie Anderson: Friend or
- #4 July 1984: "An Ideological tool in the Repression of the Poor";
"Towards a critique of Hitchcock's Vertigo"; and "Will Androgyny Save
- #5 September 1984: Millionaire business man Tom Monaghan, "MTV:
Friend or Foe?"
- #6 November 1984: "An Intro to the S.I.";
Bruce Springsteen, Ronald Reagan and Capitalism; Riot by Detroit Tigers
Fans; and "I Was Wrong About MTV."
- #7 December 1984: "Addenda/Corrections to An Intro to the S.I.";
"Lennon, Ono & the Revolution"; reprint of "Arms and the Woman"; and
"Off the Pigs! Or a Critique of Synchronicity."
- #8 July 1985: "Fighting Star Wars to Win"; Feminist Graffiti in
Buffalo; "Body Talk"; "Son of the Return of the Death of Punk"; and "Situating the Pro-Situs".
- #9 January 1986: "Where the Buffalo Roam"; "The Red Hot Chili
Peppers"; "Manet in situ"; George Dahl's open letter; and "Cutting the Circle: Jump Cut magazine."
- #10 July 1986: Comics by Uhuru Commix; "Public Domain's Museum of
Lost Possibilities" [flyer]; "Three Candidates"; "The responsibility of
punk"; "The pornography of sex"; "The Liberty to Consume"; "Towards a
Poststructuralist Marxism"; and "The Power of the Pro-Situs."
- #11 January 1987: "Our Methods and Goals in
the UB Graffiti Scandal, part I"; program notes for Look, Who's
Asking the Questions?; "NOT BORED! goes to the movies"; "How to listen
to Popular Music"; and "The Go Go Scene: Visions of Chocolate
- #12 May 1987: "Our Methods and Goals in the
UB Graffiti Scandal, part II"; "A Defense of Apathy, the Stinking
Fart in the Modern Elevator of Life So-called " [flyer]; "Heavy
Brie-Thing, Or How to Make a Correct Object Choice" [pamphlet]; and Two
plays by Tuli Kupferberg.
- #13 November 1987: "Our Methods and Goals in the UB Graffiti
Scandal, part III"; "Sympathy for the Mekons"; "Pere Ubu: Five Points of
Interest"; "Derridiere Guard"; "Fearless Vampire Killers"; "The State of
Boredom Today"; and critique of "How to Talk like a
- Supplement to #13 volume I: January 1988: Tables of contents for
first 13 issues; index to first 13 issues; responses to "An Intro to the
S.I."; responses to "Situating the Pro-Situs"; "The Death of Hardcore";
"Bang Your Head"; an open letter to Prince; and Derrida and the
- Supplement to #13 volume II, May 1988: "Our Methods and Goals in the
UB Graffiti Scandal, part IV"; "The Desire to Situate: In 3-D (Debord,
Derrida, and de Man)"; and "Acorrespondence."
- Supplement to #13 volume III, September 1988: "The End(s) of Iggy
Pop"; abstract of "Prince's Controversy and Everyday Life"; "Yale French
Studies: Everyday Life"; "The Look We Look At: T.J.
Clark's Long Walk Back to the Situationist International"; and
Derrida on de Man.
- #14 February 1989: "The Continuing Adventures of the Cowboy
Philosopher" [detourned comic strip].
- #15 April 1989: "Our Methods and Goals in the UB Graffiti Scandal,
part V"; "Architecture & Morality"; "In & Out of Reach"; and "Rushdie/Rush to die" [flyer].
- #16 December 1989: "On the Art Strike, part I"; "La Derive": review
of Greil Marcus' Lipstick Traces; "William S. Burroughs"; "Christmas in
the Free World" and "Christmas in Panama (Radio
Noriega, or The Many Moods of Manny)."
- #17 July 1990: Conflicts with Factsheet Five; review of Public
Enemy's Fear of A Black Planet; and report on Providence, R.I.
- #18 December 1990: "On the Art Strike, part II"; "Situationist Films in NY"; translation of
soundtrack of Gil J Wolman's L'Anticoncept; "Architecture & Desire"; and
"The Brethren of the Free Spirit."
- #19 June 1991: Text of "The Situationist Concept of Spectacle, Then
and Now" [performance]; comments on Debord's Comments on the Society of the Spectacle;
"Actions Taken Against Factsheet Five"; posters from France, May/June
1968; review of Dances with Wolves; and "The War in the Persian
- #20 February 1992: Factsheet Five replies; translations of assorted
texts by Adam Weishaupt and other Illuminati [reprint]; first English
translation of Gasche's On the Trial of
Spur; comments on Debord's Comments on the Society of the
Spectacle; and "What? Panties, again!?!"
- #21 July 1992: "Andre the Giant has a posse"; report on riots
following acquittals of police officers accused of beating Rodney King;
The Forty One Curses, Crises and Conspiracies
of Everyday Life [performance]; "Debord's Pharmacy"; "What's the
matter with money? Or, Can I count on it 2 nite?" and "Takeoff."
- #22 August 1993: Report on Europe; "A Jew Who Chose to Live in
Germany"; translation of poster from Les Nevres Nues; "Ice-T and the
Gang Cease-fire in L.A."; and panties, panties, panties.
- #23 January 1995: "The Degradation of Everyday Life" [pamphlet], "Bulletin From Rewrite [Re: William
Burroughs]," "Johnny Naked," "The Films of Guy Debord," "The Suicide
of Kurt Cobain," and "Monkey Men: Devo and the Golem of
- #24 September 1995: "Squat the World"
[pamphlet], "Defaced Advertisements," "Preliminary Report on Urban
Games," "Lettrist Soundtrack Bootlegged" [audio cassette]; "On Times
Square, Dreaming of Times Square," and "The Spectacle of
- #25 June 1996: "Screening of film by Guy
Debord," "Open letter to Stewart
Home," statement announcing NOT BORED!'s website, "Space is the
place," "Situationist Symphony No. 1," "The
American section of the Situationist
International," "All the things you could
be right now if Raoul Vaneigem were your father," the Unabomber's manifesto, index to first 25 issues, and a preface to a NOT BORED! anthology.
- #26 November 1996: See Hear Bookstore boycotted, Nike advertisement
subverted, Squatters evicted from 13th
street, Rage Against the Machine confronted, Unabomber for President Political Action
Committee NYC, Stop
OPTO, Boycott New Year's Eve 1999/2000, statement from the Surveillance Camera Players, proposal for the Guerilla Programming of Video Surveillance
Equipment, 125th Anniversary of the Paris Commune, Dennis Rodman: De-Domesticated Man, Workers' Councils, Cornelius Castoriadis and the
SI, Heatwave #1 30 Years Later, and
several situationist texts in French.
- #27 May 1997: An update on boycott of See
Hear Books, the text of Ubu Roi used by the
Surveillance Camera Players for their performance of the play, the Top Ten Reasons Not to Buy MetroCard, translations of Guy
Debord's "Theses on the Cultural Revolution"
and of Debord & Wolman's "Why Lettrism?"
a statement concerning getting copies of the video of Guy Debord's La Societe du Spectacle, a review
of At Dusk: The Situationist Movement in
Historical Perpsective" (1975), a review of special issue of October devoted to the SI, and
Yet Another Introduction to the SI.
- #28 December 1997: Review of Len Bracken's "Guy Debord: Revolutionary"; a reprint of and commentary upon the manifesto of the
English section of the SI; a translation of
and commentary upon Pierre
Guillaume's "Guy Debord"; a review of an exhibit of art work by Jamie Reid, two statements from the New York
Psychogeographical Association: No more fucking ugly
buildings and Decrees of 22 November
- #29 July 1998: The NYPA says Ban All Private Cars
from Manhattan; Ride of the Midnight
Marauder; MetroCard Potlatch;
Drifting with the New York Psychogeographical
Association; Hector Rotweiller's News from the
World of Capital; statement concerning the UAW strike; review of reprint of Quattrocchi &
Nairn's The Beginning of the End: France, May
1968; towards a review of Len Bracken's translation of Gianfranco
Sanguinetti's "The Real [sic] Report on the Last
Chance to Save Capitalism in Italy"; Bill Brown's response to Bob Black's review of Bill Brown's review of Len
Bracken's Guy Debord: Revolutionary; review
of Simon Sadler's The Situationist City;
review of Jacques Attali's Noise; second essay
on the work of Cornelius Castoriadis; TJ
Clark's foreword to the forthcoming
English translation of Anselm Jappe's biography of Guy Debord; Gervais
Khinespre's Dark Light In A Bright Power: An
Article Against The Forced Treatment Of Exceptional Others;
translation of Bibliographie Guy Debord,
and the LI's response to the question Does
thought enlighten both us and our actions with the same indifference as
the sun, or what is our hope, and what is its value?
- #30 February 1999: More dumps, fewer
yuppies; Yuppie Go Home?!; Lady Die mural attacked again; and a NYPA
letter to the editor concerning Len
Bracken; battles with the Brooklyn Cacaphony Society; the
Surveillance Camera Players perform again
and again and (wow!) again; Lenny Bruce's Thank You, Mask Man; Norman Cohn's Pursuit of the Millennium; subvertizement for the
Cel Phone Irradiator and a
thrill-packed review of Henri Lefebvre's The
Production of Space;
- #31 (June 1999): Graffiti scandal at Vassar College; graffiti
scandal in Williamsburg; the SF Mission Yuppie Eradication Project; the
Surveillance Camera Players; statement on "Reclaim The Streets"; review
of T.J. Clark's new book; NOT BORED!
on-line; last of three essays on Cornelius
Castoriadsis; review of book on Portugal.
- #32 (January 2000): NOT BORED! on-line; the LESC/RTS/CLC, aka The Borg; On the transparent society; Antonin Artaud and the Surveillance Camera
Players; violence in Seattle; Rudolph
Giuliani and Adolph Hitler; and a bibliography of American
- #33 (September 2001): Blackout Books closes; On
the NY Anarchist Tribes; Anti-gentrification actions in Brooklyn;
the City's Ugliest Buildings; SCP protest at the
Italian Consulate; The Relevance of Antonio
Negri to the Anti-Globalization Movement; Simulating Sinead O'Connor; unanswered questions about rough music;
review of Michael Perelman's The Invention of
Capitalism; and the French preface
to Sanguinetti's On Terrorism and the State.
- #34 (July 2002): Smoke Screens; A New Garden of Eden; statement by the SCP
concerning 11 September 2001; Comments on The Relevance of Antonio Negri to the
Anti-Globalization Movement; Pete Townshend
Gets His Wish; a reprint of Lester Bangs' Free
Jazz/Punk Rock; and more!
- #35 (July 2003): The Dark Joys of Social Control in Thomas Pynchon's "Vineland"; a review of
recently published situationist books; Mother Nature to 9-11 Mourners: Eat My Dust; Trashing Georges Bataille, "Accursed"
Stalinist; Alan Antliff's anarchism: left for
dead amid the carnage; Re-code.com and Wal
Mart; Laughing Lou Reed; an exchange
with "Anarchy" concerning 11 September
- #36 (July 2004): Surveillance cameras around NYU and in Chinatown;
Lester Bangs: Great American Moralist; Kurt Columbine; When the cure is worse than the disease;
Led Zeppelin: the Greatest TV Commercial Ever
Made; Evelyn Manesta; Paul
Viriolio's Strategy of Deception; Paco
Ignacio Taibo's '68; An
unkind reply to RETORT; The Reichstag
Burns Again; Debord's letter to
Sanguinetti; Debord's letter to
Kloosterman; and Lebovoci's letter to
Labrugere & Rouyau.
- #37 (May 2005): Castoriadis: Translator/Editor's Foreword to "Figures of
the Thinkable"; The Strange
Afterlife of Cornelius Castoriadis; Money and literature: Sancho Panza's priceless coinages, Gertrude Stein's difficult paper, Edgar Allan Poe's "The Gold Bug", and Emily Dickinson's Withdrawal; On the
"modern" prison: All the world's a
prison; Foucault's "Discipline
and Punish"; From Debord concerning "Socialisme ou Barbarie": To Andre Frankin, 4 Feb 1961, To Andre Frankin 19 Feb 1961, To Andre Frankin, 18 March 1961, To Andre Frankin, 20 May 1961, To Attila Kotanyi, 12 July 1961, To the participants in the national
conference of "Pouvoir Ouvrier," 5 May 1961 To Daniel Blanchard, 13 June 1961, To J.-L. Jollivet, 8 Dec 1961, To J.-L. Jollivet, 21 May 1962, and To J.-L. Jollivet, 6 July 1962; and
Debord's Remarks on the SI
- #38 (October 2006): Guy Debord Film
Retrospective; Guy Debord on the
'immigration question'; Raoul
Vaneigem, "Foreword" to "The Resistance to Christianity"; Greil Marcus' "Like a Rolling Stone"; Pitying Paul Virilio; Paul Virilio: Another dupe of the 'War on
Terrorism'; Gang of Four's Return the
Gift; another unkind reply to RETORT; Double Deflection: "October" on Debord,
Again; Elizabeth Bryne Ferm: Towards an Anarchist
Education for Children; The secret
of George W. Bush's power; and Henri Lefebvre's Writings on Cities.
- #39 (September 2007): NYPD spies on the
Surveillance Camrera Players, A
Critique of Neo-Anarchism, 50th
Anniversary of the Founding of the Situationist International, Guy
Debord's On the 'Immigrant
Question', the Friends of Nemesis' On
the Riots of November 2005 in France, the Friends of Nemesis' Signed X, Jean-Francois Martos on On the Interdiction of "My Correspodence with
Guy Debord", An uncontrollable from the Iron Column Protest to the libertarians of the present and
the future about the capitulations of 1937; Ken Knabb's Situationist International
Anthology; Raoul Vaneigem's A
Declaration of the Rights of Human Beings, and Os Mutantes.
- #40 (May 2008): Ubiquitous Surveillance:
The Mayor's New Clothes; surveillance cameras in Cincinnati; Modest Proposals for
Revolutionizing the Advertising Industry;The Virtual Spectacle; Turning over a new John Zerzan; Kurt Cobain Back From the Dead; Eyal Weizman's Hollow Land: Israel's Architecture
- #41 (November 2009): Special issue: Guy Debord: Dead and Loving
It (1994-2009). Texts by Debord: Psychogeographical Venice, The Asturian Strikes, On the Fire at
Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, Ab Irato, Summary Note concerning the
difficulties of translating "Panegyric", translator's preface to "Guy Debord: Letters
1957-1994"; Selling Debord's Archives: Debord, a national treasure, Two hundred people dine together, Patrons lacking, Fundraiser; Defending Debord Against: Gene McHugh; Nathan Heller, Alexander Galloway, Semiotexte, Tiqqun; The Invisible Committee: Preface to Blanqui Anthology, Preface to "The Coming Insurrection", Is "The Coming Insurrection" a Hoax;
and The "Tarnac Affair": Interview with
Julien Coupat, Situationist
Inheritors, The Arrest of Tessa, An Order to Bring Down, To our judges, We
are all iron bars, Three German
autonomes, Tarnac, Berlin,
Terrorization: introduction, Democratic
- #42 (July 2013): Special 30th Anniversary
Ryan M. Rogers Reviews the NOT BORED!
Marc Lenot on Guy Debord;
Guy Debord in 2009: Laughing or Spinning?;
The Real Split in John McHale's Translation of
The Real Split;
On Gianfranco Sanguinetti's text on The
On Gianfranco Sanguinetti's text on Miroslav
Tichy; What Rachel Kushner Knows About
What Rachel Kushner Knows About Guy
On Wayne Spencer's Call for a New
McKenzie Wark's Stunted Publicity;
Non Serviam: McKenzie Wark is Full of
Shit; Is McKenzie Wark a Plagiarist?;
Omissions and Errors in McKenzie Wark’s The
Spectacle of Disintegration.
- #43 (forthcoming):
On “Communisation”: A Response to Sic No. 1; Liz Hoffman and Ben Rosenzweig respond to
On “Communisation”: A Response to Sic No. 1; The Novels of Michele Bernstein
in Historical Perspective; Correspondence with a Translator: Ken Knabb Refuses to Participate in a Collective Endeavor.
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