Tag Archives: Issue #17

FillerNarratives

Recurrence

Sunday mornings, before turning on This Week, we like to see who’s savvier, Chuck or me. “New Arizona Immigration Law,” I wager. “Goldman Sachs,” Chuck counters, both of us equally right as wrong, since the TV show features both topicsmore…

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Caleb Coppock

Caleb Coppock is an artist who defies easy categorization.  His practice involves everything from drawing and painting to found objects and sound.  He uses these methods to reveal curiosities in everyday life.  The resulting pieces embrace both concept and visualmore…

Music

Summer in the Garden

Musician Chris Koza continues his exploration of his ambitious project–writing and recording four albums in each of the four seasons this year, under the band name Rogue Valley–with an essay to coincide with the release of the “summer album,” “Themore…

News

Artburn: Anonymous Collective: Siegfried Kracauer, Guy Debord, and Andreas Gursky

by Charles Greene The structure of the mass ornament reflects that of the entire contemporary situation. Since the principal of the capitalist production process does not arise purely out of nature, it must destroy the natural organism that it regardsmore…

Reviews

Peculiar Travel Suggestions Are Dancing Lessons From God: Time’s Arrow or The Nature of the Offense by Martin Amis

by J. Albin Larson Discussed in this article: Time’s Arrow by Martin Amis [Vintage International, 1992] ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… It feels a little hypocritical to write a column criticizing the current trend of instant nostalgia permeating our daily lives while sitting inmore…

Music

Some Noise; I Hollowed Out a Dog (A Recording Journal for Careful’s Oh, Light)

by Eric Lindley Listen: Careful – “I Shot An Apple Off Her Head” ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… God—or some other teetering confluence—had given me a month. The spate of jobs I had collected since moving to the city: infrequent chances to build animatronicmore…

Reviews

Recent Reads: February by Lisa Moore and In a Perfect World by Laura Kasischke

by Ben Barnhart Discussed in this article: February by Lisa Moore [Grove Press, 2010] In a Perfect World by Laura Kasischke [Harper, 2009] Thanks for joining me in the second of these columns, which, as the title implies, focuses onmore…

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InDialogue: Akwetey Orraca-Tetteh and David Breslin

Terror and Lungs: a talk between David Breslin, Doctoral candidate in History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, and Akwetey Orraca-Tetteh, artist and member of the band Dragons of Zynth. Akwetey Orraca-Tetteh: Alas! David Breslin: Ahoy! AO: Hope theremore…

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A Poem by Steven Karl

Friends For The Departed (A requiem for Rector) For the most part you seem to be in your place, although I could not define you or place but every again & now here you are.  A dream dreamt. A bearmore…

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InDigest Broadsides: from Ronaldo V. Wilson’s Lucy 72

Download the Ronaldo V. Wilson broadside here. broadside design by Dustin Luke Nelson

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An Interview with Jacob Ritari

Jacob Ritari’s debut novel Taroko Gorge is misleading, in a good way. It’s sprawling and never really about what it’s about. It’s provocative, if only in the sense that it prods your mind to step outside of the novel tomore…

Reviews

The Cinefiles: The Significance of Restorations – on Metropolis and Lost Keaton

By Dustin Luke Nelson Discussed in this article: Lost Keaton: Sixteen Comedy Shorts 1934-1937. dir. Various [Kino, 2010] Metropolis (1927). dir. Fritz Lang [Kino, 2003] (this is not the version discussed here) Nostalgia is a funny thing. The way wemore…

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