Patasola Press has nominated The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals by Rae Bryant for THE 2012 HEMINGWAY FOUNDATION / PEN AWARD.
Patasola Press believes THE INDEFINITE STATE OF IMAGINARY MORALS to a beautiful representation of the power of short fiction. Bryant’s work is strong and glorious, quirky and stunning, and finally, timeless. The stories [...]
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Gargoyle Magazine #56
If you’re not a subscriber to Gargoyle Magazine, you’re missing out on THE eclectic literary icon. This mammoth annual review of established and emerging writers should be any serious reader’s mainstay. In 2011 alone, Gargoyle and editor, Richard Peabody, have been featured and mentioned in The New York Times and The Washington [...]
When visiting the National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden, Joan Miro’s Personnage Gothique stood out as the most evocative piece among many truly spectacular sculptures.
This year, I visited the MoMA. In two of the viewing rooms were experimental films looping. The films reminded me of David Lynch’s short films, though Lynch’s shorts hold more narrative. This short, “The Alphabet,” is probably one of the creepiest and avant of the collection. It is something of a performance/canvas art piece meets [...]
Most fans know A Clockwork Orange through Kubrick’s film, which is genius in its own right, but Anthony Burgess’ made up droog language in this “ultra-violent” work is something to behold.
It’s an interesting and dichotic exploration, A Clockwork Orange. Anyone not well-versed or comfortable with social satire might be as offended with this [...]
Multimedia works make me excited. Egan’s Goon Squad makes me excited. The fact that the book is pop-focused and written from a “woman’s perspective,” because these are such wildly Pulitzer ideas, puts a grin of smart-assed satisfaction on my face. Yes, many levels of lovely to this. Jennifer Egan is a pop knight who is [...]
David Lynch. Nicholas Cage. Laura Dern. Willem Defoe.
Lynch’s characters are a collage of odd and beautiful and cartoonish fun that transcend the usual sense of caricature. The progression of pillow talks between Sailor (Cage) and Lula (Dern) is a collective work of art. “Jingle Dale” is probably my favorite of these pillow talks because [...]