Monthly Archives: November 2012

Monthly Archives: November 2012

Urban Graffiti Mix #10 (Parts One & Two)

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Urban Graffiti Mix #10 (Part One) by Mark Mccawley on Mixcloud The writers, poets, and artists who make up both parts of this colossal mix create in epic opposition to the status quo. They have never been comfortable with the quick labels and easy categories that the Great Culture Machine of the 20th Century have attempted to fit them into in a failed effort to make avant-garde mainstream: to turn art, literature, music into advertising. Avant-garde has never been mainstream. …

World War III Will Start in the Minds of the Deprived and in the Hearts of the Depraved by Jose Padua

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World War III Will Start in the Minds of the Deprived and in the Hearts of the Depraved lost in an ocean of shit I’d gotten myself in a discussion of Fascism with an ex-Army man from Chicago at this bar. He didn’t like the way the word got tossed around, having something specific in mind. I was trying to throw the meaning everywhere, from politics and law on down to the ancient practice of foot binding and the excessive …

Todd Robinson’s Guide to Being Todd Robinson by R. M. Schappell

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Todd Robinson’s Guide to Being Todd Robinson   by R. M. Schappell   1. As any proper Todd Robinson must do, press your alarm’s snooze button every eight minutes over the course of (about) an hour before getting up and checking your email (which, if there is any, will be spam or something passive-aggressive from Mother). Then get ready for your bullshit job at the bullshit supermarket two bullshit miles away.   2. Once you’re at work, don’t mind Ron, …

Roberto Bolano, an Appreciation by Ron Kolm

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Roberto Bolano, an Appreciation   by Ron Kolm     So you’re a young poet, and you’ve just heard a pretty good reading at Gathering of Tribes on Third Street, and you had yourself a beer or two during the event, which you didn’t pay for because you’re broke and the amount of rent you pay for your East Village walk-up is exorbitant, but you mean well, you’re not a bad person; you’ll drop some extra change in the hat …