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Syllabus-ness: On Bliss

By On September 1, 2014

English 201D: On Bliss Contemporary Literary Theory Instructor: Professor Doug Rice     Required Texts:           Roland Barthes, The Pleasure of the Text Trans. Richard Miller Jacques Derrida, Right of Inspection Trans. David Wills,… Read More

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Reasons To Keep Moving: A diary of the 2014 Bizarro Across America book tour

By On September 1, 2014

Aug 31st, 1:30pm PST: Things Will Probably Be Fine This morning in Portland I said goodbye to my family, my neighbors, my garden and my cat. I packed a suitcase with heavy… Read More

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Sunday Entropy List: The End of the World

By On August 31, 2014

This week we’ve put together some of our favorite ends of the world. In no particular order, here are some of our favorite apocalyptic fictions here at Entropy: Janice Lee   1. The… Read More

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Short Film of the Week: Invention of Love by Andrey Shushkov

By On August 30, 2014

Invention of Love by Andrey Shushkov is a beautiful film in silhouette. It begins as a very simple story of love but develops into quite a bit more. There’s some wonderful steampunkery… Read More

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Session Report – Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords (Pt. 1)

By On August 30, 2014

Lini paused at the mountain’s peak, bracing herself against the biting, incessant wind. She stared up at the cloud-capped citadel known as the Pinnacle of Avarice, stronghold of Karzoug the Claimer, awakened… Read More

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Night Moves by Kelly Reichardt

By On August 29, 2014

Night Moves is a movie by director Kelly Reichardt. Reichardt is probably one of the most distinctive auteurs in contemporary American film. Her films take up the American West as a character… Read More

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Literature

THE WORLD SHARED: Poems by Dariusz Sosnick

By On August 28, 2014

THE WORLD SHARED Poems by Dariusz Sosnicki, translated into English by Piotr Florczyk and Boris Dralyuk Series: Lannan Translations Selection Series BOA Editions Ltd.; Bilingual edition, June 2014 112 pages / BOA… Read More

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Syllabus-ness: This is All Of Us: On Cows

By On August 28, 2014

This Is All of Us: On Cows  // Janey Smith Why are cows so fascinating? In the arts, as in everyday life, cows seem to breach the common and the mysterious. They… Read More

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Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On August 27, 2014

Our (*&%(*%(*&% contributors Bizarro Central has new flash fiction by Gabino Iglesisas. \m/ Michael J. Seidlinger is keeping track of who’s the most metal \m/ Trevor L. Sensor on Her. Peter Tieryas’s… Read More

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Syllabus-ness: Trans and Genderqueer Literature

By On August 27, 2014

See the course website, the syllabus in its entirety, and other teaching materials here. GWS 300: Special Topics Trans and Genderqueer Literature TC Tolbert, MFA   Course Description: This course evolved in… Read More

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POP TALKS 4: Text Me Baby, One More Time (Images NSFW)

By On August 27, 2014

Some of us may have started to wonder what hook up apps are doing to our world. Isn’t mostly everyone, like me, who’s torpid on the chaise longue flipping through raunchy comics… Read More

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Syllabus-ness: Back to School With Awesome Syllabi

By On August 26, 2014

Is it back to school already? Indeed, it’s time again to open those books (were they open already?) and get those minds racing. We can’t stay in school forever though, so here… Read More

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Literature

The Ashbery Home School Questionnaire

By On August 26, 2014

After a week spent at the very first session of THE ASHBERY HOME SCHOOL in Hudson, NY, poet-correspondent John Rufo reports on his findings: Do you see John Ashbery as a god… Read More