Magical and Mundane: a Review of Norman Finklestein’s From the Files of the Immanent Foundation, by Graley Herren

From the Files of the Immanent Foundation by Norman Finkelstein. Dos Madres Press, 2018. In 2016 Dos Madres Press published Norman Finkelstein’s The…

The Matter of Words (with two epigraphs) [a quotron], by Oliver Cusimano et. al.

After many years spent reading, writing, and studying, it happens at times that we understand what is our special way – if there is one – of…

The News from Rojava, by David Levi Strauss

On Friday, March 9, 2018, Havin Guneser, of the International Initiative for Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan — Peace in Kurdistan, based in Cologne,…

AUTO (An OBU Manifesto), by Eileen R. Tabios

AUTO (An OBU Manifesto)   OBU, for English-language poets, is to translate. Then translate the English poem into a different language. Then…

Emily Post-Avant, 12 March 2018

Dear Emily Post-Avant: I am writing here at the hotel bar with my friends from the writing program at Texas to tell you and the ridiculous site…

OBU Loves Words, by Susan Schultz

OBU loves words. OBU loves short words, like “bird” and like “sky.” OBU looks to the things themselves for confirmation they still exist, the “bird”…

OBU “Manifesto-to”, by Diane Stevenson

1. Manifesto-to Manifest. To Make much of Many plus a few Manifesto-To manufacture the many from the few To fracture and put back together again To…

Dispatch #32 — “Negativity” & the Book Review

As any reasonably attentive reader of this site knows, Dispatches is all about confronting the deepening climate of cautious politeness, careerist…

Getting Out of the Western Box: Dennis Tedlock’s The Olson Codex, by Ammiel Alcalay (link)

“Like almost everything else of the period, decoding the Mayan language was also part of the Cold War struggle, something Olson instinctively knew…

Trumpet of the Digital Apocalypse, by André Spears

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