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Fisher in 2011

Mark Fisher (11 July 1968 – 13 January 2017) was a British writer, cultural theorist and blogger. He was also known by his blogging name k-punk from 2003. He was known for his writing on radical politics, popular culture and music. He wrote books, including Capitalist Realism (2009). He also wrote as a journalist for The Wire, The Guardian, Fact, New Statesman and Sight & Sound. He was based at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Fisher died on 13 January 2017 at the age of 48.[1] His wife, Zöe Fisher, said he had taken his own life.[2]