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Literature

Poetry from erica lewis

By On January 29, 2015

well, in my mind, we can conquer the world* jungle became a haven and we are unhinged sodium tremors a struggle over interpretation woke up to a storm and all this debt… Read More

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Music

On The 15 Second Riff In The Middle Of Jambi by Tool (3:40 – 3:55)

By On January 28, 2015

I have been fascinated with this riff for a few years now, have listened to it probably over a thousand times. At first it was just a game I was playing, trying… Read More

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Film

This Week in Films #4

By On January 28, 2015

A very good week in films for me. All of them are animated, but, unfortunately, none of them are available online legally. Didn’t realise until I wrote this whole thing, but that’s… Read More

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Literature

Twenty Poems That Could Save America

By On January 28, 2015

Twenty Poems That Could Save America by Tony Hoagland Graywolf Press, November 2014 256 pages – Graywolf / Amazon Tony Hoagland’s collection of essays on poetry, Twenty Poems That Could Save America, should… Read More

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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On January 28, 2015

Image credit: Timothy Taranto Via timothyltaranto.carbonmade.com Authors guest starring in comics. (Tor, 1/13) Finally, an answer to what the Hell to watch on Netflix. The evolution of David Bowie (Huffington Post, 1/15)… Read More

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Literature

Ballerina, Ballerina by Marko Sosič

By On January 27, 2015

Ballerina, Ballerina by Marko Sosič Translated by Maja Visenjak Limon Dalkey Archive, September 2014 Dalkey / Amazon   1.) Ballerina, Ballerina, by the Slovenian author Marko Sosič, is breathless at 97 pages. It tells the… Read More

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Fiction

Their Days Are Numbered IV

By On January 27, 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

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Small Press

City Lights Books

By On January 27, 2015

In 1956, City Lights published Allen Ginsberg's seminal poem “Howl" and became the lightning rod for a new generation of untamed poets. This rare combination of bookstore and publishing house battles on… Read More

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Literature

In Favor of Plot

By On January 26, 2015

With increasing frequency, whenever we encounter the term “plot” in literary criticism, we’re told to treat it as an unfashionable hat. In her recent New Yorker essay, “An Answer to the Novel’s… Read More

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List

Entropy’s Top 93 Poetry Books in Translation of 2014

By On January 26, 2015

Since Coldfront didn’t mention any books of poetry not originally in English in their list of the top 40 poetry books of 2014, and since we don’t want to wallow in bitterness,… Read More

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Fiction

New Fiction: “Ether” by Sara Jaffe

By On January 26, 2015

Ada had heard the song for the first time last winter. She was still living in New York then, and working at the bookstore where the freeform radio station was always on. It was… Read More

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Comics

COMICS I’VE BEEN GEEKING OUT ON

By On January 25, 2015

1. Ant-Man (No. 1, Mar 2015, Marvel) – Nick Spencer, Ramon Rosanas & Jordan Boyd If the newest iteration of Ant-Man is any indication, 2015 will quickly unfold as the year belonging… Read More

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List

Craziest Concerts We’ve Ever Attended

By On January 25, 2015

My parents took me to my first concert, Prince at Madison Square Garden, when I was two years old. My mom took me to see Bruce Springsteen whenever he played in the… Read More

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Music

Present: Xth Réflexion – /\\05

By On January 25, 2015

Just the way I like it: nothing known about the artist. The Aught label prefers it this way. With sparse clean packing there is no distraction from the music. And the music… Read More