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Further Research on the Role of Human Tears

Dennis James Sweeney

04.20.15

Dennis James Sweeney examines the human impulse to cry, the role of tears, and our capacity at persistence.

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Two Poems

Nalini Edwin

04.17.15

“They hired a multimedia guy to do video and multimedia / and audio and multimedia and databases and multimedia.” Two new poems by Nalini Edwin, selected by Summer poetry editor, Sasha Fletcher.

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Writers Vs. Writers: Knicks Vs. Celtics

Soren Stockman & Danniel Schooennbeek

04.16.15

In this edition of Writers Vs. Writers, poet and Boston Celtics fan Soren Stockman battles against poet and New York Knicks fan Danniel Schoonebeek.

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Warped

Talia Moscovitz

04.15.15

Photo slides discovered and scanned by photographer and curator Talia Moscovitz.

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Charlotte’s Web, Animal Farm, Mort(e)

Sabra Embury

04.14.15

Mort(e) extends the lineage of political allegory with charming, apocalyptic flair. Sabra Embury reviews.

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TALKING TO HIMSELF: On Lars von Trier’s The Five Obstructions

Scott Esposito

04.13.15

Scott Esposito takes a close and critical look at Lars von Trier’s The Five Obstructions: “I’d rather have something to hang on to.”

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Pensées of the Sucker MC

Josh Bell

04.10.15

“Most of their laws / have to do with crops / and sorcerers.” New poetry from Josh Bell, selected by Summer poetry editor, Sasha Fletcher.

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SURRENDER TO THE GOD OF PUNK: An Interview with Julia Shapiro of Chastity Belt

Kati Heng

04.09.15

Kati Heng talks with Chastity Belt’s Julia Shapiro about punk, feminism, and Katy Perry’s shark theft.

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The British Empire

Andrew James Weatherhead

04.08.15

“People you love / are eating without you.” A new poem by Andrew James Weatherhead.

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In a State of Confusion and Being Lucid As I Can: JOYELLE MCSWEENEY interviews DENNIS COOPER

Joyelle McSweeney

04.07.15

On the publication of his GIF-novel, Zac’s Haunted House, Joyelle McSweeney interviews Dennis Cooper on violence, politics, porn, style, and collaboration.