Joseph Natoli

Joseph Natoli has published books and articles, on and off line, on literature and literary theory, philosophy, postmodernity, politics, education, psychology, cultural studies, popular culture, including film, TV, music, sports, and food and farming. His most recent book is Dark Affinities, Dark Imaginaries: A Mind’s Odyssey .

Death & Distractions


Right Now: The New Year

Trying to Repair a Room in a House Still Burning

Rules of Engagement

The 77/72* Phenomenal World Divide

Nothing Sacred

The Final Stampede

Fractal Sites of Resistance

Our Territory is Fractal, Our Mapping Hyperreal

Fractal Politics 2.1

Something Far Out of the Norm is Liable to Happen

What to Expect in Trump’s America

Clear Markers and Dark Delusions

Anything to Salvage From the Trump Nightmare?

What Trump and the Republican Party Teach Us

American Failures: August, 2020

Law & Order vs. Anarchy, Personal Freedom vs. Medical Science

Dark Army of Enablers

Drawn Away from Reality in Plain View

Racism Baked In

Defunding the Paradigm

Ubu Orange

Conditions Close at Hand

Will Things Fall Apart Now or in November?

Who’s in a Catch-22?

Probabilities of Change


The Pataphysics of Pandemic

Prezdemic: Lines written in Quarantine

A Machine to Beat President Trump

Dispelling the Darkness

Vichy Democrats vs. the Master Voice

Will There Be No Retribution?

The Muck We’re In

Who’s Speaking?

Resolutions and Obstacles/2020

What Plutarchy Nurtures

Divisiveness and Beyond

Equally Determined: To Impeach/To Support

What We Must Do

The Self-Unravelling Trump Cannot Avoid

In the Looming Shadow of Civil War

The Dialogue of Divisiveness

Trump on the March

The Battles Now

The Vox Populi

A Voting Calculus

Something Wrong

Gaming the Climate