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Grant Maierhofer

03.29.17

“I WOULD NOT ASK YOU TO LEND PERSPECTIVE TO MY LIFE IN MUD.” An excerpt from GAG, a new novella by Grant Maierhofer, out tomorrow from Inside the Castle.

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HER COMPANY: A REVIEW OF C.D. WRIGHT’S THE POET, THE LION…

Sean Pears

03.28.17

Sean Pears reviews C.D. Wright’s The Poet, the Lion, Talking Pictures, El Farolito, a Wedding in St. Roch, the Big Box Store, the Warp in the Mirror, Spring, Midnights, Fire & All.

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Ideal Home Noise (11): Kieslowski, Foy, Pettibon

Jeff Jackson

03.27.17

The latest installment of Jeff Jackson’s column focuses on a massive set of subversive biblical films from Poland, D. Foy’s exploration of the father, and the pen-and-ink noise of Raymond Pettibon.

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Notes on Land

Rebecca Bligh & Caspar Heinemann

03.24.17

“We all work the land but I am worried / of dying from all the time I spend sitting / writing poems on the land.” A dual presentation of new work by Rebecca Bligh and Caspar Heinemann, via late winter poetry editor Aurelia Guo.

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Hope Valley

Dylan Angell

03.23.17

Dylan Angell explores sensations of guilt, social responsibility, identity, and anxiety in remembering the act of taking part in burning down his elementary school.

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The Holy Mountain 2

Gary J. Shipley

03.22.17

“All the visible planets are the wrong size, and nobody notices.” Gary J. Shipley with an imagination of the unimaginable sequel to Jodorowsky’s The Holy Mountain.

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Third Space at the Birmingham Museum of Art: An Interview with Wassan Al-Khudhairi

Kristen Iskandrian

03.21.17

Kristen Iskandrian catches up with Wassan Al-Khudhairi, the curator of Third Space, a new exhibit at the Birmingham Museum of Art that melds ideas of “migration/diaspora/exile, gaze/agency/representation, spirit/nature/landscape, and traditions/histories/memory” to expand the notion of the American South.

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ELIZABETH ELLEN IS ELIZEBETH ELLEN: A REVIEW OF PERSON/A

Juliet Escoria

03.20.17

Juliet Escoria takes an in-depth, personal, and socially-complicated eye into the Elizabeth Ellen’s massive and potentially controversial tome, Person/a.

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Stop Texting Me

Jasmine Gibson

03.17.17

“I can repeat the same words I’ve said in past just so you know / I’m foreal” New poetry by Jasmine Gibson, from late winter poetry editor Aurelia Guo.

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The Winter Depression Netflix Roundup

Jaime Fountaine

03.16.17

Jaime Fountaine guides you through the analysis paralysis of the Netflix dashboard with 15 microreviews of your new favorite trashy shit to watch mired in the cold.