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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

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Comics

COMICS I’VE BEEN GEEKING OUT ON

By On July 20, 2014

1. Rocket Girl (Vol. 01, July 2014, Image) – Amy Reeder & Brandon Montclare 15 year old Dayoung is a detective with the New York Teen Police Department from a parallel reality… Read More

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List

The Punctilious Parent: Etiquette

By On July 19, 2014

It’s an overcast, yet balmy day and the wife and I are taking our infant son for a float in the motel pool. I’m fighting a losing battle to prevent my son… Read More

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Comics

Bruce Wayne is the Alter Ego, Not Batman

By On July 19, 2014

hen you think of Bruce Wayne you probably see a millionaire who’s secretly a vigilante, a man who dons a mask and fights crime in the cover of night. A man who… Read More

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Games

Interview: Erin Reynolds on Nevermind & Empowerment through Gaming

By On July 18, 2014

Crowdfunding can be a fantastic leveler, allowing creative projects to be made even if they wouldn’t pass focus testing, don’t follow industry dogma, or if their cultural value is higher than their… Read More

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Art

There’s Only Right Now: On the Music & Loss of Charlie Haden

By On July 18, 2014

By Joe Milazzo and Laura Vena “There’s no yesterday or tomorrow, there’s only right now.” —Charlie Haden Charlie Haden, widely revered and wildly influential jazz bassist, composer, arranger and educator, passed away… Read More

Interview

Others: On Translation, Chris Tysh

By On July 17, 2014

Chris, Tysh Detroit, MI  When did you first become aware of Translation? How did that realization impact your understanding of literature? My keenest awareness of translation dates back to my lycée days,… Read More

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List

Entropy’s 16 Best Poetry Books of the First Half of 2014

By On July 17, 2014

Here’s Entropy’s list of our favorite poetry books from the first half of 2014. 1. The Dark Cave Between my Ribs by Loren Kleinman This is an intensely moving collection of poetry… Read More