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Many of you will not want to believe that “Ack! Ack! Ack! Ack!” by the Californian punk band the Urinals, is the greatest song ever written, but that is simply because there is some kind of vise or blood-occluding mechanism attached to the thinking...
From: The Rumpus | By: Rick Moody | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Carrie is most definitely of the horror genre, and horror is never about being comfortable. Society has changed, but what’s at the core of King’s novel remains as raw and powerful as it was four decades ago: Peer pressure, cliques, ruthless bullying,...
From: The Rumpus | By: Phillip Garcia | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Tom Andes reviews The Ice Garden by Moira Crone today in Rumpus Books.
From: The Rumpus | By: Tom Andes | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Daniel Alarcón interviews Alejandro Zambra for BOMB Magazine; among other things, they touch on William Carlos Williams, Chile, bonsai trees, dictators, and beautiful notebooks.Related Posts:Radio Ambulante: This Latin American LifeWhere I Write #29:...
From: The Rumpus | By: Bryan Washington | Monday, March 30, 2015
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In jail for drunk driving, dried blood stiffening her jeans, Alexis Paige waits to hear if anyone was hurt in the accident she caused and tries to mean it when she tells herself she'll quit drinking.
From: The Rumpus | By: Alexis Paige | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Saturday 3/28: Monica McClure, Alexander Nemser, and Lewis Warsh read poetry. Steven Harvey Fine Arts Project, 2 p.m., free.Sunday 3/29: Anna Moschovakis, D. Marcus Johnson, Zahra “Raw Fiction” Patterson, Kim Prosa, Ken Wohlrob, and Akeema Dash Zane...
From: The Rumpus | By: Ian MacAllen | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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I’ve always been somewhat prone to obsession, but my years of intense Britney fandom were the first time that I felt that strongly about an individual person.
From: The Rumpus | By: Sarah Sansolo | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Related Posts:THE BINS: ApocalypsePonies Not IncludedTHE BINS: MarshmallowTHE BINS: CutestTHE BINS: HTDG...
From: The Rumpus | By: Grant Snider | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Like its cousin apophasis, litotes is one of the stealth bombers of the rhetorical world – its anonymous ubiquity defies reason and gives it the power to strike at any time, without warning.The Guardian explores litotes, a rhetorical device that isn’t...
From: The Rumpus | By: Phillip Garcia | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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In response to the news that Nintendo and Netflix may be developing a Legend of Zelda TV series, Ted Trautman at the Paris Review blog examines the character development and narrative structure (or lack thereof) of video games and wonders if it’s possible...
From: The Rumpus | By: Claire Burgess | Friday, March 27, 2015
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For Vice, Catherine Lacey sits down with Renata Adler to discuss Adler’s new nonfiction collection, After the Tall Timber.Related Posts:The GIF NovelNotable NYC: 2/14–2/20 Masked CallingLiterary ResolutionsCloset Gamer...
From: The Rumpus | By: Alex Norcia | Friday, March 27, 2015
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They featured characters having hallucinations and apparitions; super-strength robots throwing cars on a destructive rampage; jealous gorillas who are furious they didn’t end up with the girl; a thieving woman stealing a piglet under the cover of nighttime;...
From: The Rumpus | By: Phillip Garcia | Friday, March 27, 2015
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The gamer story. Regardless of its iteration—D&D, Commodore 64, Nintendo, X Box, LARP—there is the hero, and there is the rest of the gang, subjugated as sidekicks and underlings. The gamer story has a long tradition of tropes and structures,...
From: The Rumpus | By: Jill Schepmann | Friday, March 27, 2015
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LOVE LETTERS is an offshoot of the True Romantic column. When reader responses to the True Romantic column arrive, Dani True responds.
From: The Rumpus | By: Dani True | Friday, March 27, 2015
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The system for determining worth and value strikes me as terribly strange, and it occurs to me that it just might require a suspension of disbelief. Luckily for me, I know something about that.For Salon, Rachel Basch writes about the humiliation of refinancing...
From: The Rumpus | By: Claire Burgess | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Friday 3/27: Aron Dunlap on Lacan and Religion at Seminary Co-op. 6 p.m., free.Hope Springs Eternal at The Hideout for Funny Ha-Ha, hosted this month by Claire Zulkey. Featured readers: Tyler Snodgrass, Kimberly Bellware, Emily Graslie, Carly Oishi,...
From: The Rumpus | By: Rachel Natale | Friday, March 27, 2015
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