Scott Creney tries to find anything other than Joshua Cohen and Ben Lerner in the new ‘novels’ from Joshua Cohen and Ben Lerner.
On The Meaning of the Confederate Flag: William Pope.L and Robert E. Lee (An open letter to Southern Culture from an accidental exile)Guy Benjamin Brookshire
“The flag is humanity’s worst attempt to control the wind. A murder kite. An invitation to war.” Guy Brookshire takes a long hard look at the problematic legacy of the Confederate flag from secessionist William Miles to Dylann Roof, including stops along the way for Jasper Johns and Vanessa Place.
Megan Broughton chronicles a trip to Spain and back home: “Along with old familiarity arrives the new understanding that closure is perhaps not what one seeks or perceives it to be.”
An essay in pieces by Janice Sapigao on the moments leading up to meeting Lupe Fiasco in an ice cream parlor in LA. This essay also meditates on the relationship between artist and audience, between celebrity and fandom, as well as race and understanding.