“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.
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.
“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.
Tanner Tafelski looks at some of the mood at work in John Magary’s latest film, the comic-drama, The Mend.
A heartbreaking and beautifully crafted personal essay on motherhood, being big, and loving too much.
“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.
Grace Shuyi Liew
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s Bodymap peers calmly and unflinchingly into deep trauma, both social and sexual. Grace Shuyi Liew reviews.
“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.
Danniel Schoonebeek interviews legendary punk rock frontman Jack Dalrymple about his new band, toyGuitar
Gary J. Shipley
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.