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Cristine Brache

09.04.15

“Which way would I like to look at myself? Through you? No, I look at myself through the eyes of objects, the eyes of my thighs. My marrow. My breath.” Three new poems from Cristine Brache, selected by Late Summer poetry editor, Penny Goring.

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Coolness, Class, and the Canon: Blue Velvet vs. Something Wild

Scott Creney

09.03.15

Why is David Lynch’s Blue Velvet considered a classic, while Jonathan Demme’s strangely parallel Something Wild is not? Scott Creney provide a close critical evaluation of two of 1986’s strangest films.

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From “Arctic Command”

Theis Ørntoft

09.02.15

“now people lie bleeding in the tea-colored water / the day is over and the sky is burning”: An excerpt from the poem “Arctic Command,” translated from the Danish by Julia Cohen and Jens Bjering.

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Doublings: A Review of The Mend

Tanner Tafelski

09.01.15

Tanner Tafelski looks at some of the mood at work in John Magary’s latest film, the comic-drama, The Mend.

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Sara Finnerty

08.31.15

A heartbreaking and beautifully crafted personal essay on motherhood, being big, and loving too much.

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Adam Rokhsar

08.28.15

“What’s the matter? What’s the matter?” A short video from Adam Rokhsar, inspired by Steve Reich’s phasing experiments, and selected by Late Summer poetry editor, Penny Goring.

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A REVIEW OF LEAH LAKSHMI PIEPZNA-SAMARASINHA’S BODYMAP

Grace Shuyi Liew

08.27.15

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s Bodymap peers calmly and unflinchingly into deep trauma, both social and sexual. Grace Shuyi Liew reviews.

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The Sermon

Antarah Crawley

08.26.15

“O Cypher of our Void, let thy Syllabus be heard. Let thy black script be drawn through our black bodies and through our black holes to breathe anew in the world.” Shapeshifting new work by Antarah Crawley.

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Six Questions with Jack Dalrymple of toyGuitar

Danniel Schoonebeek

08.25.15

Danniel Schoonebeek interviews legendary punk rock frontman Jack Dalrymple about his new band, toyGuitar

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STRATEGEM OF THE CORPSE

Gary J. Shipley

08.24.15

Gary Shipley explores the effect of two works of art that simulate the corpse, by Jeremy Millar and Ron Mueck, through the lenses of Levi and Baudrillard.