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News

A Visit to Planet Lemtron: What Will You Wear?

“Hot Pants!” says James Brown. Let there be howitzers, and let ‘em shoot candy. -David Kirby The teaching year has begun with more rain than Adventureland.  After the first day’s rocket-fueled high, the magnolia-treed horizon has filled with zombies—professors andmore…

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Five Poems by Matt Hart

SLEEPING FIT At last the dawn.  The dawn cuts up. And I can almost breathe again.  The breath goes smoke again.  It’s a smoke like balloons when they’re clearing their throats.  I almost smell

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A Poem by Rodrigo Toscano

EXCHANGES  2009   a read n’ shout poem Voice 1, regular size font (medium volume, brisk); Voice 2-5, all caps (high volume, ultra committed (“theatric”) affect. Voices 2-5, in attendance (as spectators) in the reading space; they sit apart frommore…

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Four Poems by Isaac Sullivan

I’d wanted the tattoo to be its own articulation all my eyes were never closed at the same time

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Three Poems by Fredrick Zydek

LETTER TO HOFFMAN ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS Dear Eric: I’ve always been suspicious of psychologist. They seem to think we live only in our brains, that all we know darts between neurons in the cranial folds.

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Artburn: What Does Art Do?

by Charles Greene “A White Gentlemen’s Urinal Has Been Named The Most Influential Modern Art Work Of All Time”.  ~ BBC Online, December 1, 2004 This byline from a BBC story on Modern art reads more like an Onion spoofmore…

Narratives

My Life on TV

by Charles Greene After a day of mind-numbing meetings or mind-bending projects my default motion is invariably in the direction of my television giving my beleaguered brain some well earned R&R. My crash tends to come somewhere between 3:30pm andmore…

Reviews

Bedside Stacks

BOOK REVIEW by Ashleigh Lambert Discussed in this article: How to Sell (CLANCY MARTIN) [FSG] ~ Lowboy (JOHN WRAY) [FSG] ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Recently I’ve read two fantastic novels that offer very different perspectives on being a sixteen-year-old boy. Each highlights onemore…

Music

Summer Saints

A sort of tour diary from The Antlers by Peter Silberman Starting   We’re not far in, maybe 3 days.  Our eyes are open more than we’re used to and we’re thinking about that and talking about that.  This ismore…

Reviews

Play By Play

by Rachel Cole Because of deadlines and short runs, a running list of upcoming shows by companies previously reviewed here will follow each column. Laika Dog in Space Created and performed by New York Neo-Futurists, winner of Best Performance Troupemore…

Music

This is Not News: What’s Good?

by Justin Wright Discussed in this article: “Someone Great” (LCD Soundsystem) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… The difference between what people consider noise and what people consider music is simple: Do you like it? Does it make you feel different?  When you hear it,more…

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The Epiphenomenon

The average man is not what he used to be. At first, he thinks this is normal. The average is a function of time and one can reasonably expect to remain average only for so long. In history’s current predicamentmore…

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