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Craft

Some Actual Writing Exercises I Have Recently “Assigned” To My “Students”

By On September 19, 2014

This “work” is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Should you discover anything herein that piques, feel free to appropriate, re-purpose, remix, improve upon, etc. “Assigned” and “students” are… Read More

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Film

Notes on Satantango (the Book and the Film) – Part 2/3

By On September 18, 2014

Satantango by László Krasznahorkai Translated by George Szirtes New Directions, 2012 288 pages / $25.95  Buy from New Directions or Amazon         &   Satantango Directed by Béla Tarr… Read More

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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On September 17, 2014

SRSLY Byron Campbell previews King Down at both Indiecardboard and NerdSpan. Joe Milazzo has some poems in Pool Poetry. Megan Milks has an excerpt from Kill Marguerite over at The Feminist Wire.… Read More

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Literature

Reception & Effusion: fragments on asemic objects, after Ponge

By On September 17, 2014

for, on the one hand, Eric Trudel, and on the other, Francesca Capone There is one activity can always engage in: the gaze-of-such-a-sort-that-it’s-spoken, the comment upon what surrounds him and upon his… Read More

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Games

Papers, Please: Exploring a hopeless dystopia through the mundanity of mechanics.

By On September 16, 2014

While a medium of interaction, video games have often relied upon the same devices that carry film or text forward instead of utilizing the very traits that define it. While the expectation… Read More

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Opinion

The Poetics of Spaces: Trapped Under the Sky

By On September 15, 2014

Sometimes I am just trapped under the fucking sky. A speculum of sweating and oath-making, expectations for anomalies, anomalies of expectations. Many years ago I tried to put something into writing. It… Read More

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Comics

Sunday Entropy List: Marvel y’all, Marvel!

By On September 14, 2014

Marvel turns 75 this fall! And September marks their big story arc event Death of Wolverine. Whether you’re a longtime reader of the comics or a casual fan of  the shared cinematic… Read More

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Comics

On Offering the Vigilantes to the Altar of Madness

By On September 12, 2014

1985, when I was five years old, I tried to jump out of a window on the second floor of my childhood home: a two-storied yellow cube in Swedish Suburbia. From window… Read More

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Opinion

POP TALKS 5: You Look Fine!

By On September 11, 2014

Don’t you love it when friends hang out, especially artist friends, and they hit on a point that is unsatisfactory, especially a point about clothing and the mystique of feminine identities, and… Read More

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Random

Syllabus-ness: Last Round Up

By On September 11, 2014

By now all of us who are going back to school are now officially back at school. Ah, yes. Autumn. Catch up on the Syllabus-ness series here and check out some awesome… Read More

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Comics

COMICS I’VE BEEN GEEKING OUT ON

By On September 11, 2014

1. Death of Wolverine (No. 1, Nov 2014, Marvel) – Charles Soule, Steve McNiven, Jay Leisten & Justin Ponsor September marks Marvel’s big event title, Death of Wolverine. Surgically written by Charles… Read More

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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On September 10, 2014

Why, Links, why? Gabino Iglesias reviews Sam Pink’s Witch Piss. Michael J. Seidlinger has an excerpt of Mother of a Machine Gun up at Similar:Peaks. Trevor L. Sensor reviews Zach Braff’s Wish… Read More

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Music

The Internet’s Greatest Songwriter: A Review of Alex G’s DSU

By On September 10, 2014

I discovered this guy by pure accident. Sifting through my hometown’s bookstore, (sadly placed within a vacant strip mall) I picked up an issue of Rolling Stone and stumbled across an article… Read More