Evoking textures from likes of Inland Empire and The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You, Marty Cain’s Kids of the Black Hole traces a between dreamscape and wasteland. Paul Cunningham reviews.
“If our post-apocalyptic stories are contingent on propagating the human species, despite ourselves and our abilities, we risk promoting suffering for the sake of suffering.” GB Gabbler explores the anti-natalist and anti-colonial themes in play within the 2016 zombie film The Girl With All The Gifts.
Leila Guerriero’s A Simple Story: The Last Malambo investigates the passion and devotion of the malambo dancers who dedicate their lives to perform in an annual, life-changing competition in Laborde, Argentina. Scott Daughtridge reviews.
“We reenter the struggles of limitations and mortality.” Sean Lawlor provides an in-depth review of LCD Soundsystem’s new album American Dream.
Blood and Breath in High Fidelity: A Review of Hanif Willis-Abdurraquib’s The Crown Ain’t Worth MuchCandace Williams
Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib’s debut collection, The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, is an urgent, blood-soaked wake up call, rife with black culture, art, and erasure. Candace Williams reviews.
“War Music revels in details because they are locations for reiterating the inhuman and inhumane.” Matt Salyer reviews the late poet Christopher Logue’s War Music: An Account of Homer’s Iliad.