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Literature

Gilles Deleuze, Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

By On October 23, 2014

Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation by Gilles Deleuze Translated by Daniel W. Smith University of Minnesota Press, 2005 UMP / Amazon “The cosmos is about the smallest hole that a man can hide… Read More

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Opinion

On Loss for Words

By On October 23, 2014

(Image Credit: Na’ama Berkovitz: Reflection) I usually write from right to left, using my left hand. However, in this instance I am writing from left to right, still using my left hand.… Read More

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Creative Nonfiction

The Bambi

By On October 23, 2014

Dive bars are the bastions of seedy Americana. They exist amid car dealerships and discount grocery stores, across from cemeteries and public swimming pools, on the corner, next to gas stations, between… Read More

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Entrofeed

Dogs on the Internet -Train of Thought…

By On October 23, 2014

Earlier this week, this rejected New Yorker cartoon started making some internet rounds: (via Joey Devilla) Which reminded me of this other New Yorker cartoon, which is now the most reproduced cartoon… Read More

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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On October 22, 2014

Image credit: Derp Banned via knowyourmeme.com Widen your spooky horizons on Netflix. (Flavorwire, 10/12) Comic book recommendations for horror fans (Panels, 10/16) Fifty horrifying short stories (with links!) (Flavorwire, 10/20) “A Ranking… Read More

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Literature

Blood a Cold Blue

By On October 22, 2014

Blood a Cold Blue by James Claffey Press 53, October 2013 Press 53 / Amazon I’ve recently dug deep into James Claffey’s first collection of short, short stories, Blood a Cold Blue (Press 53,… Read More

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Games

Alien: Isolation, the first true Alien game

By On October 22, 2014

While standardization in gaming mechanics offers a means to utilize simplified systems to address a wide variety of different themes or interactive settings, it also simultaneously creates barriers in regards to incentives… Read More

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Entrofeed

Get a Badass Bike Because the Zombie Apocalypse is Coming

By On October 21, 2014

Ok. There’s no way to say it. This looks fucking awesome and we want one. Motopeds is already making a name for itself, a company that “uses a 49cc-to-155cc 4-stroke horizontal OHV… Read More

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Conversation

“If I choose to stare the world happens to my eyes.” A Conversation With John Trefry

By On October 21, 2014

I owe what I know—and that appeals to me as only a little, still—of John Trefry’s novel Plats (Inside the Castle, 2014) courtesy of Michel Butor. Not that either John or I… Read More

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Entrofeed

First Drafts of History

By On October 21, 2014

History is a work in progress. History books, stories, our version, their version. And if history is in the making, we should be able to see its revisions, a revision history of… Read More

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Opinion

The Poetics of Spaces: The Compromised Body

By On October 20, 2014

“People have always been divided into two groups: victims and murderers. I don’t know whether it is possible to free oneself from one group and switch over to the other during one’s… Read More

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Entrofeed

It’s Not Easy Being Toast

By On October 20, 2014

First of all, if you never played Surgeon Simulator, you probably ought to add this to one of your life’s experiences now. Probably it will make you differently about every performing surgery… Read More

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Literature

Pure Presence in Žižek’s Less Than Nothing

By On October 20, 2014

Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism by Slavoj Žižek Verso Books, May 2012 Verso / Amazon What is “less than nothing” is what is lost in order to maintain the… Read More