ARTHUR CRAVAN: POET, PROVOCATEUR, PONCE, AND THE QUEERING OF THE QUEENSBURY RULES

Published in full at the literary/cultural magazine The Weeklings:  “Arthur Cravan Cravan’s father, Otho Lloyd, was the brother of Oscar Wilde’s beard/wife Constance; therefore, Cravan was Wilde’s nephew. Throughout his turbulent and transnational life, Cravan assumed and performed multiple aliases, of which several —Dorian Hope, Sebastian Hope and B. Holland— are[…]

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NORTHERN ZAPATISTA

NORTHERN ZAPATISTA: New work at Bold Type Magazine. Bush-Clinton, Resistance to Neoliberalism, Hillary’s prevarication over TPP, what the pundits don’t get about the nature of the leftward swing of the north, understood through the indigenous revolutions in the south…zeitgeist, history and holograms… (Extract)…Now we come to the key to understanding[…]

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ON THE BEACH

ON THE BEACH – Dali, Ballard, Neil Young and Cadillac Ranch James Reich, First Published by The End Of Being, August 21, 2011. The warped pataphysical pocket watches of Salvador Dali’s small canvas The Persistence of Memory continued to mark molecular time from 1931 until the spring of 1974, when their position[…]

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BOXING WITH LOVECRAFT

H.P. Lovecraft, Herbert West: Reanimator, and Boxing James Reich April 25th, 2014 Of the grotesqueries depicted in Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s Herbert West: Reanimator, beyond the ambivalent reclamation by the Anglo-Saxon war dead of Herbert West the Aryan “scientific automaton”, the “ice-cold intellectual machine”, the most appalling is the appearance of[…]

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FREUD: THE PENULTIMATE BIOGRAPHY

FREUD: THE PENULTIMATE BIOGRAPHY by D. Harlan Wilson, Reviewed by James Reich April 10th, 2014 Ceci n’est pas une livre… This is not a book. It is an algorithm. D. Harlan Wilson’s trilogy of Hitler: The Terminal Biography; Freud: The Penultimate Biography; and Douglass: The Lost Autobiography are Magrittesque artifacts. Certainly not biographies in the conventional[…]

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LAURENCE A. RICKELS: SPECTRE

SPECTRE BY LAURENCE A. RICKELS, Reviewed by James Reich December 19th, 2013 Laurence A. Rickels, The Man With The Golden Pun, has turned his cryptic genius on the James Bond novels of Ian Fleming, specifically the occult, neurotic currents flowing beneath those works where 007 battles SPECTRE, headed—baldly—by Ernst Stavro Blofeld.[…]

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