In a globally warming, warring world where Americans throw away half the food they grow, nourishing activism with a heart and mind in service of renewable peace is paramount. Enter author Julia Turshen, who I profiled for Civil Eats.
An enduring destabilization of cli-fi, Herman Melville’s metafictional Moby-Dick is a must-read in any format. Dark Horse is working the comics angle.
Let’s turn back to the greatest jam band on the bones, and a master of literary horror, reanimated.
Atwood is at last joining the realm of comics.
Neil Gaiman is also one of the nicest people on Earth.
The award-winning sci-fi writer’s worthy reboot of cult ’60s series.
Transforming transfixing genre fiction into memorable cinema is no simple task.
“It’s different if I’m writing something original, but when I’m adapting these novels I’m attracted to them for what they are, not how I’m going to squish them.”
Humanity now sees through the dead eyes built into the machines to which we have ceded our lives.
“Further devastation of the air, land and sea is obviously a very real possibility.”
But like Lynch’s Peaks before it, The Nobody‘s impressive science lies not in the mad experiments of the Invisible Man, or the Nobody, but in its subtle dissection of psychology and interpersonal relationships.
It does not appear as though the U.S. has any intention of leaving until all of the oil in Iraq is gone.
authenticity, identity and expression are tackled with ease in Chang’s latest effort Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop
“If blues culture had developed under the conditions of oppressive, forced labor, hip-hop culture would arise from the conditions of no work.”
“We must remember that sex is not dirty. It’s normal. Even when it’s dirty.”
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.
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.
Slam poet Saul Williams’ reality is a lyrical one. But don’t tell him he’s keepin’ it real.
“Boon and I were very conversational; we would literally talk about everything all day long.”
“I think poetry is more popular now than it has been in the last 100 years, at least.”