Archaic Assumptions, by André Spears

And now again for something completely different: not to belabor the point but the discovery, from about 10 years ago, that Lascaux's Rotunda was…

Trumpet of the Digital Apocalypse, by André Spears

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Ship of State 4, by André Spears

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Pipe wars, from André Spears

Magritte's famous painting is a reply to André Breton & Paul Eluard, who wrote (in La Revolution Surréaliste # 12, 1929): " La poésie est une…

André Spears to Dispatches, 4 September 2017 — on idiotic taxonomies of writing

Dear Dispatches: A well-known poet of my acquaintance made the astounding remark that, as a poet, he had no interest in reading Proust, because…

Warlords of Atlantis, by André Spears

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Ship of Fools 2, by André Spears

Note: Ship of Fools 1, which combines earlier pieces originally published in House Organ, was recently republished in the Spring 2017 issue of…

André Spears to Dispatches, 23 May 2017

So, what we need is another "pope" issuing excommunications from his pulpit in the avant-garde, after Breton & Bernstein: Johnson? Just shoot…

Maud / Olson & Me, by André Spears

In anticipation of the “official launch” of the Maud / Olson Library in Gloucester in the late spring of 2016, I’ve been asked by friends in and…

André Spears to Dispatches, 12 May 2016

Dear Dispatches,   Lemme say that I've followed Dispatches w/ interest, not to say glee (no Facebook in Iran… instead the faces of Khomeini…