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Reading the reissue of Renata Adler’s Speedboat (1976) this reference to the emergency number 911 caught my eye: Although, by 1976, the 911 system had already been in place for years in NYC it didn’t become a fixed idea nationally … Continue reading
New fiction + illustration at 3:AM Magazine.
It was a bit of a provocation, perhaps. The ugly mess surrounding the firing of the founding editor of The Oxford American in August 2012 served as backdrop, but I probably would have written the piece anyway. It seemed like … Continue reading
“The North African Unit,” a story, has been published at 3:AM.
Happy to be in the 10th Anniversary issue of The Believer, with my ten-years-on-review of Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s scratch-mix, genre-hopping, barn-burning film Doppelganger.
“The Messiah Detective Agency,” a short story, is part of the first annual collection, Apparitional Experience, from Fiddleblack Press. Happy to play a small part in the overspreading darkness of the twelve tales collected there. Fiddleblack Annual #1: Apparitional Experience from Fiddleblack … Continue reading
“The Aarspeth Imbroglio” has been published at 3:AM Magazine.
Coming later this year. My book 10/40/70: Constraint as Liberation in the Era of Digital Film Theory, from Zero Books.
Django Rechained and experiments in film crit.