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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

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Literature

Thirteen Crime Stories from Latin America

By On July 25, 2014

McSWEENEY’S ISSUE 46: Thirteen Crime Stories from Latin America Edited by Dave Eggers McSweeney’s, April 2014 300 pages / McSweeney’s / Amazon     The introduction calls crime a deliberately hokey and… Read More

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Video Games

Sex in Games, Spectating vs Participating, & Unconventional Spatial Mechanics

By On July 24, 2014

Video games have had an ongoing relationship with objectionable content from an early start with such games like Mortal Kombat or Leisure Suit Larry. It isn’t really that video games were particularly… Read More

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Interview

Interview: Charissa Terranova

By On July 24, 2014

What have cars done for us lately? Only everything. They know us now, in fundamental ways that go beyond our tastes in music or the contacts on our phones. Lane assist gets… Read More

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Art

On Dust

By On July 23, 2014

I recently taught a creative writing course to teenagers and the only real advice I had for them, beyond specific critiques, was to write your obsessions. Let your passions guide your fiction,… Read More

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Literature

Misadventure by Nicholas Grider

By On July 23, 2014

Misadventure, the debut collection of short stories by Nicholas Grider and the second book published by Texan small press A Strange Object, is a study in uncertainty. It may well have been… Read More

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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On July 23, 2014

Soldiers Guest Contributor Ryan Boyd reviews N.P.P.D Rush at Nerdbacon. Byron Campbell reviews The Nile Ran Red for Indie Cardboard. A great review of Kyle Muntz’s Green Lights. J. David Osborne writes… Read More

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Opinion

The Poetics of Spaces: Dead Calm

By On July 22, 2014

Perhaps the most important thing is that the sky isn’t blue. That is, once you recognize the sky as blue, you’ve lost something. Let’s recognize that when we’re in a space, any… Read More

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Opinion

My Own Personal Roller Coaster at the Nanshan Amusement Park in Shandong, China

By On July 22, 2014

I accept that I’m part of the 99% and always will be. Still, I’ve always dreamt of going on a roller coaster—hell, have a whole amusement park—for myself. Forget the lines and… Read More

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Film

By My Green Candle: It’s Morgan Fisher’s ( )!

By On July 21, 2014

After a brief hiatus, I’m back with the newest installment of my regular series dedicated to exploring the avant-garde video stash at Ubu Web by using theUbu Roulette randomizer. You can find… Read More

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Games

I Don’t Wanna Be That Guy: The Cult of the Uber-Hard Game

By On July 21, 2014

Somewhere around 2008, a shadowy council of indie game developers gathered under cover of nightfall, their faces etched with deep squint-lines from staring into their ColecoVisions way past their bedtimes. “These gamer… Read More

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Art

An Unrecorded Dailiness: Henry Darger and Jim Elledge’s H

By On July 21, 2014

Had trouble again with twine. Mad enough to wish I was a bad tornado. Swore at God. Yet go three morning masses! Only cooled down by late afternoon. Am I a real… Read More

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List

Sunday Lists: Top 3 Mythical Beasts

By On July 20, 2014

Entropy contributors offer up their own communal compendium of mythical(ish) beasts as a nod to those in the Middle Ages who combined the practice of scientific observation and natural history with a great deal… Read More