ARTICLES BY Amy Herschleb
the disordered

The Disordered Mind of Yours Truly

Amy Herschleb

07.18.13

Anhvu Buchanan’s The Disordered is a catalog of what ails you in the most understanding and awful terms––no stones cast or unturned––in the precise language of a photograph or a feeling.

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Everything I’m Reading Right This Second

Amy Herschleb

04.18.13

I strained my neck but supposedly had fibromyalgia for about three gruesome days (it didn’t take) because hypochondria, and I’m over that now, because who has time for that? Which means I count myself infinitely lucky and here is a summary of everything that happened during that time.

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A Conversation with Jaswinder Bolina’s Phantom Camera

Amy Herschleb

03.26.13

This is much less a review of Phantom Camera and much more a summation of a single conversation spanning years which was caught in the throat of Gchat and coughed onto the page, whole hog.

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Love Story: Frida & Diego & I

Amy Herschleb

02.14.13

“Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting” is on exhibit at the High Museum of Art as of Valentine’s Day 2013. This is about the beholder and all that is beheld.

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Skin Job: Evan J Peterson

Amy Herschleb

10.18.12

Editor picks at the flesh of Evan J. Peterson’s Skin Job and find what meaty truths are hidden there. Next: a field trip to Chambers of Horror.

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Tangents Relating to Death & Scott McClanahan, Maybe

Amy Herschleb

09.11.12

This is not really about Scott McClanahan’s Collected Works Vol. 1. It’s more of a reading of a life that would be better in stories directly and kindly told by Scott. It’s looking into the pool of his work and saying “Change me.”

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A Conversation with Amy Gerstler

Amy Herschleb

08.02.12

In which Fanzine has a conversation with poet Amy Gerstler about the accessibility of language, the relative usefulness of education, the state of the arts, and monsters.

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Psycho Moto Fanzine

Amy Herschleb

07.26.12

A tribute to DIY culture that brought us the zine. Video by Ethan Minsker of Antagovision.

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I May Or May Not Have Interviewed Eric Andre

Amy Herschleb

07.15.12

It was the most daunting interview ever: going head to head with professionally bad interviewer Eric Andre. And then it didn’t record. Thank God, because it was a terrible interview.

I Live Here Now

Chapbook: I Live Here Now by Jackie Clark

Amy Herschleb

02.01.12

The latest offering from Lame House Press (which "irregularly publishes chapbooks from emerging poets"), Jackie Clark’s I Live Here Now,…