Salon: Writing in the Margins

February 1, 2005 Morphizm 0

Welcome to Morphizm’s collection of my Salon column, “Writing in the Margins.” I’d like to thank my editor, my family and, most importantly, my planet.

Daniel Clowes, Going Underground

November 24, 2004 Morphizm 0

Dan Clowes releases a new ‘Eightball’ and follows up ‘Ghost World’ with another feature film, ‘Art School Confidential.’ At what point does ‘undergound comic artist’ lose its meaning?

Pinback Vacations to a Different Land

November 9, 2004 Morphizm 0

With their new album, the indie-rock impresarios of Pinback have crafted their most exquisite offering, a release equally packed with dark, foreboding lyrics and meticulous sonic structures.

Beatboxing at the Ballot

September 17, 2004 Morphizm 0

Art and politics blur at your local concert venue, where artists from Ani DiFranco to Pearl Jam are making voter turnout their mission.

Alan Moore, The Man Who Invented The Future

July 23, 2004 Morphizm 0

They are standing in the way of history, trying to turn everything, politically and spiritually, back to a medieval vision of the world. Whereas they’re perfectly entitled to have whatever worldview they like, I would suggest that humanity is moving in a forward direction.

Viggo Mortensen, The Man Who Would Be King

October 25, 2003 Morphizm 0

Those who run this country and hand-feed carefully crafted propaganda to the media will immediately and automatically label a show of genuine curiosity about the world and the role of the U.S. government in it as unpatriotic.