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Literature

A Review of the Wes Letters

By On September 30, 2014

The Wes Letters by Feliz Lucia Molina, Ben Segal, and Brett Zehner Outpost 19, April 2014 170 pages / Outpost 19 / Amazon   Dear Wes Anderson, A few days ago I was… Read More

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Opinion

IT’S A BRAND NEW START SO WE THROW THINGS OUT THE WINDOW IN MY FAMILY

By On September 29, 2014

It got to feeling like a cult. Then it got to feeling even more like a cult. What i learned in Lot-et-Garonne. About how to operate the machine to vacuum-seal the pouches… Read More

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Current Events

Are We Latino: Memories of My Overdevelopment

By On September 29, 2014

1 I want to begin by unpacking a fixed idea about transnational movement and influence. We tend to think about global influence as moving from the United States outwards. In other words,… Read More

Opinion

Sunday Entropy List: 3 Books No One We Know Has Read, But Should.

By On September 28, 2014

For this Sunday’s List, Entropy community members are asked to list 3 books no one they know has read, but they think should.    Joe Milazzo 1) John Brockman, AFTERWORDS (1973). Out-of-print,… Read More

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Session Report: Onirim

By On September 27, 2014

The same dream on a different day. This labyrinth contains 8 oneiric doors, and I must pass through them all in turn before I can escape. The hallways leading to these doors… Read More

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Literature

Scale and Becoming Spectacle in Privacy Policy: The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics

By On September 26, 2014

Privacy Policy: The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics Black Ocean Press, August 2014 171 pages / Black Ocean / Amazon In so much of our thinking about surveillance, power dominates. It’s the power of those with… Read More

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Literature

Book Review: You’re Going to Miss Me When You’re Bored

By On September 26, 2014

You’re Going to Miss Me When You’re Bored by Justin Marks Barrelhouse Books, February 2014 71 pages / Barrelhouse   Page 0 The typeface in which You’re Going to Miss Me When You’re… Read More

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Opinion

The Poetics of Spaces: Blind Spot

By On September 25, 2014

Can you hear blue? That feeble cousin of the voice of the sky that lingers around only long enough to be categorized as a color, then fades away into the memory of… Read More

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Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On September 24, 2014

It’s link time. Byron Campbell reviews Jump Gate at Indie Cardboard. Nicholas Grider on autism at The Fanzine edward j rathke’s Noir: A Love Story is still LitReactor‘s September book club selection. Quincy… Read More

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10 Surprising Etymologies

By On September 24, 2014

cinematography We usually understand cinematography as the art or technique of motion-picture photography, a very visual medium. The term comes from the French word cinématographe, which was originally coined by the Lumiere… Read More

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Silent Hill 2: Biography of a Place

By On September 24, 2014

In my restless dreams, I see that town. Silent Hill. You promised me you’d take me there again someday. But you never did. Well, I’m alone there now…in our ‘special place’…waiting for you….… Read More

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Literature

Her Kind of Drive

By On September 23, 2014

Great Divide by Emily Kiernan Unsolicited Press, March 2014 106 pages / Unsolicited Press / Amazon Emily Kiernan’s debut novel Great Divide (Unsolicited Press, 2014) begins like any good mystery tale: a woman driving alone… Read More

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Opinion

IF YOU GO TO THE FRONT LINES ENOUGH, YOU WILL GET HURT

By On September 23, 2014

Dim light, cold night. Another trash day done. Grey, but no rain. I have nothing to do with myself but what i please. please v. 1 cause to feel happy or satisfied… Read More