Quote: Benjamin Percy

“Toss out the worst elements of genre and literary fiction–and merge the best. We might then create a new taxonomy, so that when you walk into a bookstore, the stock is divided into ‘Stories that suck’ and ‘Stories that will make your mind and heart explode with their goodness.’” Evening Soundtrack: A Seat At The […]

Quote: I Am Providence By Nick Mamatas

“Is there a reason for a literate person to read century-old pulp fiction? For the most part, no, which is why most of it has been forgotten by all except obsessives and weirdos.” Morning Soundtrack: Miles Davis & John Coltrane Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+ Reddit Share on WhatsApp

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“I seriously doubt that some slave ship ancestor, in those idle moments between being raped and beaten, was standing knee-deep in their own feces rationalizing that, in the end, the generations of murder, unbearable pain and suffering, mental anguish, and rampant disease will all be worth it because someday my great-great-great-great-grandson will have Wi-Fi, no […]

Movie Review: The Neon Demon

Title: The Neon Demon Directed By: Nicolas Winding Refn Written By: Nicolas Winding Refn Starring: Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Abbey Lee Synopsis: “When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has in this […]

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                                                                            “The reason we can say anything we want in America is that we know that it makes […]

Ennui

I’ve been listening to Mos Def’s 1999 album, Black On Both Sides, a lot lately. It’s a great album, powerfully written and performed, it sounds like it could have recorded and released yesterday as opposed to seventeen years ago. And that’s a problem. The same problems, the same issues are still around, and chances are, […]