"The face is a real thing. It actually matters...It has this massive amount of functional importance in our lives. It's also the site of enormous amounts of status...our face becomes a representative of who we are in some essential way."
"Of the Trump supporters and Clinton supporters, there were practically no television shows in each group's mutual top 25... There's almost no overlap, not just in terms of political messaging, but also in cultural messaging."
“My book is a pure and simple ‘fiction’: it’s a novel, but it’s not I who invented it; it is the relationship between our period and its epistemological configuration and this mass of statements.”