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In Search of Duende: Fiona Apple and the Endless Container

Sarah Kasbeer

04.17.18

“We simultaneously participate in Apple’s pain while using her performance as a container for our own. That way, we too get the chance to bleed.” Sarah Kasbeer collectivizes the duende of trauma in Fiona Apple’s 1996 album, Tidal.

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Ideal Home Noise (15): Jaeggy, Sultan and Mandel, Bresson, Halpern

Jeff Jackson

04.16.18

Jeff Jackson’s Ideal Home Noise column returns with a look at five crucial bits of culture for your home — including Fleur Jaeggy, Bresson, and Halpern.

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NOT EVERY DEAD BODY GIVES UP A GHOST: A CONVERSATION WITH ALANA I. CAPRIA

Jason Teal

04.10.18

Jason Teal digs in with Alana I. Capria about her horrific, Lynchian fairy tale novel Mother Walked into the Lake.

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Waiting for Goals / [to be chanted]

Andrew Wells

04.09.18

Andrew Wells’s rhizomatic essay on soccer quickly finds its branches tracing out into a meditation on play, institutionalization, male violence, commercial publishing, and so much more.

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“The Camera is for Someone Who Didn’t Bother to Be There”: Talking Art and Rock with Sarah Paul of Glass Traps

Thomson Guster

03.29.18

Cleveland-based multimedia artist Sarah Paul speaks up about gender fluidity and performance, maintaining personal archives, surviving trauma, and so much more, in a profile by Thomson Guster of her life and work, on the occasion of the release of her band Glass Traps’ exhilarating self-titled debut album.

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Stepchild

Felicity Fenton

03.21.18

Felicity Fenton with a memoir-essay about adolescence, socialization, drugs, family pressure, and so much more. “Everywhere is better than here we say. And in these dreams we’re always stoned, or ready to be stoned. We live together and love in the way we think we want to be loved.”

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Words as Deeds, or Why a Letter from Prison Helps Me to Believe that Words Matter (No Matter What)

Peter Markus

03.12.18

Can poetry still save a life? Peter Markus, a writing teacher of 23 years in Detroit Public Schools, believes it can.

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Jazzercise Is A Language: In Conversation with Gabriel Ojeda-Sague

Alli Warren

03.06.18

Alli Warren spoke with Gabriel Ojeda-Sague about his new book, Jazzercise is a Language, and its exploration of nostalgia, biopolitics, and identity.

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Unpublishable: The Gay Science

Evan Lavender-Smith

03.01.18

Evan Lavender-Smith offers up the next installment of Unpublishable with The Gay Science, a mind-bending synthesis that explores Nietzsche through the voice of a poet who doesn’t give a shit.

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Why I Don’t Have Sports Heroes

Gregg Murray

02.26.18

Gregg Murray unpacks the ethics of aspiring to greatness at any cost, inspecting the dividing line between a winner’s “grit” and the sometimes gray area around cheating.