One of the most influential philosophers on earth? Apparently: http://www.thebestschools.org/features/most-influential-living-philosophers/
Working with? Björk, Haim Steinbach and Olafur Eliasson.
Just published? Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence, Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World. Nothing: Three Inquiries in Buddhism.
First three editions of Hyperobjects sold out before it was released? Yes.
Bruno Latour likes? Realist Magic: Objects, Ontology, Causality (Open Humanities P).
Thought for the day? Dark nihilism trumps happy nihilism.
Doings in the present? Thinking about ecology, matter, Buddhism, philosophy, aesthetics, Romantic to contemporary literature, art, music.
Where? Rice University.
Rita Shea Guffey Chair of English? Yes.
Is my new book called Dark Ecology? Yes.
Born? London, UK, 1968.
Jobs? Oxford, Princeton, New York University, University of Colorado at Boulder, UC Davis.
Misspent youth? The Crypt, Spectrum, Love, Land of Oz, Whirligig, Rage, Earth, Club Dog, Sound Factory (them were the days).
This involved music? Senser, psychedelic dance metal heads.
What other music have I done without regret? Experimental noise improvisation with my Argentinian friend Miguel Galperin; playing with Mike Snyder in my band Rubyliquid. All I have left is Logic...
Tantric obstacles? Ozric Tentacles.