Getting Schooled by Garret Keizer

By On March 3, 2015

Getting Schooled: The Reeducation of an American Teacher by Garret Keizer Metropolitan Books (Macmillan), 2014 320 pages – Macmillan / Amazon   In 2011, Garret Keizer published an article in Harper’s titled “Getting… Read More


Codex 5

By On March 3, 2015

Probably many of us have tried our hand at our own book design, chapbooks or magazines, computer generated and printed. Some of us have even taken a course or two in bookmaking… Read More

Small Press

Ricochet Editions

By On March 3, 2015

One of the beautiful things about Ricochet is the aesthetics (as well as the class, sexual orientations, and ethnic backgrounds) of those who make up our board are all over the map.… Read More


Their Days Are Numbered IX

By On March 3, 2015

Their Days Are Numbered is a new year-long project authored by the collective Entropy community. It is a collaborative online novel written by the Entropy community on a weekly basis. A different… Read More


Find Me by Laura van den Berg

By On March 2, 2015

Find Me by Laura van den Berg FSG, February 2015 288 pages – Powell’s / Amazon   At first, Laura van den Berg’s debut novel Find Me seems to ground itself firmly in societal… Read More

Creative Nonfiction

Tar and Bone

By On March 2, 2015

Death is the mother of all Beauty. What tribe did she belong to? What Gods did she sweat during her scream from this terrain of scrub-brush into the all-congealing-tar? The skeleton of… Read More

Charles Hutchinson

Eat With Your Hands! : California Burritos

By On March 2, 2015

All ‘yea bro’s aside, I have been known to put down a California burrito or two. If you’ve never had one they are the pinnacle of Cali-Mexi decadence where in a lard… Read More

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New Fiction : “Less than zero: five imaginary stories,” by rob mclennan

By On March 2, 2015

Truth is impossible without an acknowledgment of noise.                         Mark Truscott, Form   1. With temperatures well below freezing, you watch as a man walks briskly down the sidewalk wearing shorts instead… Read More


The Automatics Group – Summer Mix

By On March 1, 2015

Summer Mix is rave music for the ambient generation. The Automatics Group finds the beauty of math (specifically the Fourier Transform), by turning dance music into something akin to digital spectral music.… Read More


Getting Lit: Round 2 with David Joy

By On March 1, 2015

About David Joy David Joy is the author of the novels Where All Light Tends to Go (Putnam, 2015) and Waiting On The End Of The World (Putnam, 2016), as well as… Read More

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Board Games

Session Report – Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy and Theme

By On February 28, 2015

In one’s autumn years, one’s thoughts naturally turn to reminiscences, and one is inclined to take measure of one’s past accomplishments. Engaging in exactly this pursuit, I made a most unpleasant realization: I have utterly wasted my… Read More


Entropy’s EP of the Week: Tuck Me In, Woodsman by Apple Horse

By On February 28, 2015

Indie rock borne out of the great potato state of Idaho, Apple Horse were once an up and coming powerhouse before fizzling just below Earth’s atmosphere. Their only record, Tuck Me In,… Read More

New Releases

February in Books: New Releases from the Shortest Month

By On February 28, 2015

Welcome to the second installment of Entropy's "Month in Books" feature, where we highlight small press new releases at the end of every month. If you're a press and don't see your… Read More

Small Press

Anomalous Press

By On February 27, 2015

Well, something I love about Anomalous: it's not just out for experimental writing (which is more and more my aesthetics), or essays about the Icelandic penis museum, or e-lit. It's a home… Read More