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Literature

Falling Back to Earth

By On September 22, 2014

Saturn by Simon Jacobs Spork Press, April 2014 43 pages / Spork Press “How do you like your heroes? Over-easy or sunny-side up?” – Marlon Brando, Last Tango in Paris, 1972 “Here… Read More

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Conversation

We’ve All Always Been Lichens: Donna Haraway, the Cthulhucene, and the Capitalocene

By On September 22, 2014

[Editor's Note: due to privacy settings, you'll need to click through to view the video. Please do, it's very worth watching.] “To be a one at all you must be a many… Read More

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Comics

COMICS I’VE BEEN GEEKING OUT ON

By On September 21, 2014

1. Rot & Ruin (No. 1, Sept 2014, IDW) – Jonathan Maberry, Tony Vargas & Oliver Lee Arce Just when you thought the zombie horror genre was waning, IDW piques yet again… Read More

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Paranormal

Sunday Entropy List: Most Notable Myths from Childhood

By On September 21, 2014

Our world view is constructed by personal circumstances and experiences, as well as the myths that justify events or things that we cannot explain to ourselves within our knowledge or information. Roland… Read More

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Film

Short Film of the Week: L3.0 by ISART Digital

By On September 20, 2014

I’ve missed a few weeks in a row but I’m back and hopefully getting this back onto a weekly schedule. But, you know, life being how it is, there’s really no telling.… Read More

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Literature

Not So Verisimilar Realities in César Aira’s Conversations

By On September 19, 2014

Conversations by César Aira Translation by Katherine Silver New Directions, June 2014 96 pages / New Directions There is a scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest where Eva Marie Saint shoots Cary Grant.… Read More

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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 one can always engage in: the gaze-of-such-a-sort-that-it’s-spoken, the comment upon what surrounds him and upon… 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