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Conversation

On Longform Narrative Poetry, and the Question of the Modern Epic

By On October 19, 2014

Introduction Kyle Muntz: Hi everyone! So, for Entropy’s first monthly conversation, I’m interested in the idea of book-length narrative poetry—particularly the question of why it seems to have become so unpopular. To me,… Read More

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Film

Short Film of the Week: Abiogenesis by Richard Mans

By On October 18, 2014

I think about terraforming a lot. Probably more than most people. I think about the future of humanity, how we may some day become post-terran, how we may [hopefully] some day discover… Read More

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Board Games

Tabletop Gaming’s Most Wanted – Beyond SPIEL

By On October 18, 2014

Earlier this week, I compiled a list of what I consider to be the most notable games at this year’s Internationale Spieltage in Essen, Germany. However, there are plenty of great games… Read More

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Craft

Poets Paying the Thesaurus A Visit

By On October 17, 2014

Shit. I don’t want to be the one to bring this up, but I have to. We all cheat in some way—whether it’s finding inspiration from the indexes of poetry anthologies or… Read More

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Literature

What I Want to Read

By On October 17, 2014

I want to read something fun.   I want to read something nigh-incomprehensible.   Or something surreal and sickly sardonic. Something Gutter Operatic.   I want to read every book I own that… Read More

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List

10 Literary Haunted Places

By On October 17, 2014

It’s October and Halloween is already around the corner. Of course you can get your horror fix by snuggling up with popcorn and watching a scary movie, but you can also check… Read More

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Comics

COMICS I’VE BEEN GEEKING OUT ON

By On October 16, 2014

1. The Li’l Depressed Boy: Supposed To Be There Too (No. 1, Oct 2014, Image) – Shaun Steven Struble & Sina Grace After 18 months on hiatus, Li’l Depressed Boy is back… Read More

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Literature

Brooke Ellsworth’s Thrown: A Translation

By On October 16, 2014

Thrown by Brooke Ellsworth The New Megaphone, 2014 The New Megaphone Translation isn’t only the process of converting words or text from one language to another. Translation is transformation. In Thrown: A Translation,… Read More

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Board Games

Tabletop Gaming’s Most Wanted – SPIEL 2014

By On October 16, 2014

Here at Entropy, we’re all hip to the hotness of tabletop gaming. This month, Entropy editors and contributors are organizing net-based roleplaying sessions and play-by-cloud board games. That’s why I shouldn’t have… Read More

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Creative Nonfiction

Singing towards Empathy

By On October 16, 2014

Tony and I stood a few paces from the dance floor. He had been dancing and I had been watching him dance. I was grinning at times—so happy to be around him—as… Read More

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Entrofeed

WINTER IS COMING: Learn to Speak Dothraki

By On October 15, 2014

Depending on where in the world you are, it might seem that winter is coming all too soon, or not coming at all. Still, in these months before the return of cold… Read More

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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On October 15, 2014

Image via Aktheneroth We are Entropy Gabino Iglesias has a review of Motherfucking Sharks at [Pank]. That Lit Site recommends Michael J. Seidlinger for your Halloween reading. Trevor Sensor on TV on… Read More

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Random

Java: A Highly Personal and Tangential Etymology

By On October 15, 2014

The first time I ever heard the word java it was as a slang for coffee. Probably on a cartoon or something. I avoided coffee until I was about 18 because I… Read More