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Donnie Darko

Claire Donato

10.29.18

“On October 31, 2018, I let Frank come into my apartment.” Queer rape-revenge fiction by Claire Donato, set in a future Halloween, featuring two-way mirrors, Joy Division, Frank the Rabbit, and Ka-Tzetnik 135633’s House of Dolls.

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Everyone Has a Macho Man Randy Savage Impersonation

Brian Oliu

10.18.18

Brian Oliu parses the performative stylings of one of wrestling’s most iconic figures into a meditation on origin and self-presentation. Brian will appear as a part of the Letters Festival in Atlanta, running November 8-10. Tickets available now at thelettersfestival.org.

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From Spain

Caren Beilin

10.11.18

Fanzine’s ongoing coverage of the brilliant cast of authors appearing at this year’s Letters Festival in Atlanta, running from November 8-10 at the Atlanta Contemporary, begins with a stunning excerpt about Jean-Phillipe Toussaint from Caren Beilin’s memoir, SPAIN.

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Big Red, or How Florence Welch Became the Rock-and-Roll Queen of My Messy Queer Heart

Jeremiah Moriarty

10.04.18

“The first time I heard a Florence and the Machine song, I was a sweaty, closeted teenager in a hot car, casually getting every cell in my body rearranged by a voice.” Jeremiah Moriarty on self-discovery through art, consumer culture, and escape.

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Reading Pregnancy Test Reviews on CVS.com

Sloane Frederick

09.24.18

“I thought women back home were always in pain. I thought I escaped, learned how to live in spite of what happens when life doesn’t roll over its belly for you.” Sloane Frederick on their experiences with family roles, leaving home, and the process of discovering one’s persona.

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Drop Out of Life: On Ottessa Moshfegh, Bojack Horseman, and the Convenient Label of Nihilism

Quinn Roberts

09.20.18

Quinn Roberts explores overlapping themes of wealth, mental illness, and self-medication in Moshfegh’s latest novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, and Netflix’s animated series Bojack Horseman.

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Brett Ortler

09.11.18

Brett Ortler with a moving essay on what happens when technologically connected millennials die, video games, the smattering of friendships that stick with you (for whatever reason) for life, losing a close friend to chronic illness, the music of Matthew Good, and much more.

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SHE WAS GREAT: SHE TRIED TO SUE ME: An Interview with Iphgenia Baal

Fiona Helmsley

09.10.18

Iphgenia Baal speaks with Fiona Helmsley about death, memory, writing from personal life, and much more regarding her new book, Death & Facebook.

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Luis Neer

09.04.18

How do you review an unprecedented, 712 page hyper-realist novel that bucks every convention? Luis Neer does so in tribute to Megan Boyle’s monumental LIVEBLOG by throwing himself head-on into a exhaustive, mirror image panorama of digression and confession.

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Ideal Home Noise (16): REYNOLDS, PARAJANOV, SIDIBE, DUVERT, RAUSCHENBERG,

Jeff Jackson

08.30.18

Jeff Jackson checks in with his latest edition of Ideal Home Noise, taking a look at Welsh comics artist Chris Reynolds, Criterion’s release of Sergei Parajanov’s The Color of Pomegranates, new retrospectives of photographer Malick Sidibe and Robert Rauschenberg, and Tony Duvert’s Atlantic Island.