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Art

After I Wasn’t Dead: much obliged notes on unmotherhood, the anti-memorial, the mother of dragons, muita obrigada A Copa

By On July 30, 2014

“After I Wasn’t Dead” was originally written for and read at the East Bay Poetry Summit July 3, 2014.   I am walking down Broadway from Herald Square to The Center for… Read More

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Opinion

There’s A Line I Want You To Cross For Me

By On July 30, 2014

Sometimes I don’t know if I fear because I feel too much or because I can’t feel at all. The hands of you come to me like the third person: a phantom… Read More

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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On July 30, 2014

I want your links The Fanzine has a new story by Nicholas Grider. Janice Lee was interviewed for Unlikely Stories: Episode IV. Kyle Muntz’s Green Lights got reviewed at HTMLGIANT. edward j… Read More

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Music

Play (play play): Sex and Death in the Music of HTRK

By On July 29, 2014

Look At That Girl In 2011 I went to a HTRK show because I wanted to fuck someone who worked for the venue. 2011 was the year I was the most terrible… Read More

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Literature

Rereading George Eliot’s Adam Bede: ‘Vanity of vanities! All is vanity’

By On July 29, 2014

When I was a twenty-two year old senior English Lit major, wanting to get all my credits squared away, I disinterestedly signed up for a class called ‘British Literature: 1800-1900.’ By that… Read More

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Literature

Loving and Leaving Her: Love Letter Series 5

By On July 29, 2014

*New York cityscape images are courtesy of Charlotte Popper Dear Joan, I read Goodbye to All That a couple of days after I had moved down to Stuyvesant Town from the Upper… Read More

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Literature

Rain of the Future by Valerie Mejer

By On July 28, 2014

Rain of the Future by Valerie Mejer Edited by C.D. Wright Translations by A.S. Zelman-Doring, Forrest Gander, and C.D. Wright Action Books, 2014 113 pages / Action Books / Amazon   The… Read More

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Art

The Right Density of Abandonment (in homage to Roland Barthes)

By On July 28, 2014

Gilles Deleuze was wrong when he claimed that we no longer live in the society of the spectacle. When he claimed, before leaping to his death in Paris, that we now live… Read More

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Film

Sunday Entropy List: Top Movie Effects

By On July 27, 2014

Good visual effects are a little bit of everything: one part art, one part engineering, and a strong splash of stage magic. Their supposed goal is to melt into the background, to become… Read More

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Comics

COMICS I’VE BEEN GEEKING OUT ON

By On July 27, 2014

1. All-New Doop (No. 4, Sept 2014, Marvel) – Peter Milligan, Federico Santagati, David Lafuente & Laura Allred As I write this, it’s already the better half of Day 3 of San… Read More

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Board Games

Session Report – A Game of Thrones: The Card Game

By On July 26, 2014

The morning had dawned clear and cold, with a crispness that hinted at the end of summer. On the continent of Westeros, in the united lands of the Seven Kingdoms, the great… Read More

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Film

Short Film of the Week: Monsterbox by Ludovic Gavillet, Derya Kocaurlu, Lucas Hudson, and Colin Jean-Saunier

By On July 26, 2014

Monsterbox by Ludovic Gavillet, Derya Kocaurlu, Lucas Hudson, and Colin Jean-Saunier is delightful. It reminds me of being young and wanting the world to be a little more fantastic, with just a… Read More

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List

25 Very Literary Songs

By On July 25, 2014

1. “Wuthering Heights” by Kate Bush Inspired by the novel Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. Bad dreams in the night. They told me I was going to lose the fight, Leave behind… Read More