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1. to intensify, emphasise or accentuate. (verb)
2. a figure that makes “present” what was “absent”, but only through maintaining an absence-in-a-presence, and a presence-in-an-absence. (e.g.: ___) (noun)

__underscore is the blog of Jake Underscore, a writer currently based in South East London. Expect: philosophy, post-punk, popular culture, politics, etc.

Email: underscore.uuu[at]gmail.com
Twitter: @jake_underscore
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  • During the lockdown that occurred to fight the Covid-19 crisis, I ran an email newsletter that sent out various tv/film/music/reading recs. The archive of this can be found here.
  • This blog was previously known as PLAYTIME before I moved the blog over here.