get mad

“First, you gotta get mad.” The line comes from perhaps one of the greatest monologues of 20th Century cinema—Peter Finch playing Howard Beale, a network TV news anchor having an on-air breakdown in the film Network. Beale, channeling populist anger

get mad

“First, you gotta get mad.” The line comes from perhaps one of the greatest monologues of 20th Century cinema—Peter Finch playing Howard Beale, a network TV news anchor having an on-air breakdown in the film Network. Beale, channeling populist anger

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wyrde twitter

I believe it is the duty of the critic to acknowledge surprise. I cannot tell you that Bauke Kamstra, tweeting as Positively Wyrde (@Wyrde), is the best poet posting on Twitter. That would require me to have read every poet

wyrde twitter

I believe it is the duty of the critic to acknowledge surprise. I cannot tell you that Bauke Kamstra, tweeting as Positively Wyrde (@Wyrde), is the best poet posting on Twitter. That would require me to have read every poet

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the dust of the future: a look at maurice carlin’s performance publishing: regents trading estate

The way a series of art editions tends to work is that the plate is demolished after the last print. Maurice Carlin thinks of the warehouse Regents Trading Estate as his plate. It will expire. Excavators and wrecking ball cranes

the dust of the future: a look at maurice carlin’s performance publishing: regents trading estate

The way a series of art editions tends to work is that the plate is demolished after the last print. Maurice Carlin thinks of the warehouse Regents Trading Estate as his plate. It will expire. Excavators and wrecking ball cranes

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hearing stories

I’ve been reading Alex Pruteanu’s stories for years, even though I only bought his book of short stories, called Gears, a few months ago. It’s now long lost to me exactly how I stumbled across him in the first place,

hearing stories

I’ve been reading Alex Pruteanu’s stories for years, even though I only bought his book of short stories, called Gears, a few months ago. It’s now long lost to me exactly how I stumbled across him in the first place,

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epistemology of lists

I am obsessed with lists. With databases, with cards, with any set of data that can be shuffled and sorted. The ability to break down a series of complex ideas into smaller pieces, to shuffle them and play with them

epistemology of lists

I am obsessed with lists. With databases, with cards, with any set of data that can be shuffled and sorted. The ability to break down a series of complex ideas into smaller pieces, to shuffle them and play with them

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all the haikus fit to print

“What you’re asking is What happens if some of you Are proven guilty?” As a haiku, it reads as a summation of existential fear. It evokes answers of Hell, bad karma, last judgments. What happens if the universe discovers our

all the haikus fit to print

“What you’re asking is What happens if some of you Are proven guilty?” As a haiku, it reads as a summation of existential fear. It evokes answers of Hell, bad karma, last judgments. What happens if the universe discovers our

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live-blogging dystopia

There’s no publication more dystopian than the Wall Street Journal, an honor it secured last week when, on the anniversary of its own country’s revolution, it ran an article hoping that one of Egypt’s new ruling generals would “turn out

live-blogging dystopia

There’s no publication more dystopian than the Wall Street Journal, an honor it secured last week when, on the anniversary of its own country’s revolution, it ran an article hoping that one of Egypt’s new ruling generals would “turn out

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