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Entries from September 2014

Rokfogo: The Mysterious Pre-Deluge Art of Richard S. Shaver (Volume 2)

September 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Richard Toronto has written the definitive work on the artwork of Richard Shaver, in two volumes, with over 300 illustrations. I wrote the introduction for the second volume, linking Shaver’s preoccupation with stones and pareidolia to the long tradition of scrying and lithomancy. It’s from Shavertron Press, and you can find it on Amazon. Here’s […]

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Index Cards (71)

September 22nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

Another stereoscopic card: cross your eyes to see the saucers hover.

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Selected Plays of Alphonse Allais

September 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments

I’ve selected, translated, and annotated a choice selection of plays by Alphonse Allais for this book. First performed in the cabarets and theaters of Paris in the rollicking 1890s, these plays include satire, absurdism, he-she sketches, a burlesque operetta, even a play for dogs.  You’ll find ten monologues, three one-act plays, and twelve shorter skits […]

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Oulipo Pornobongo 3

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Oulipo Pornobongo 3 is now available from Black Scat Books!  Edited by Norman Conquest, this anthology collects smut written under formal constraints.  I contributed an alphabet (“Hybrids”), a homophonic translation (“A Homophonous Restoration of the ‘King James’ Text of Psalm 23”), and a univocalism (“Gus Fucks Lulu”).  There is also work by Maria Schurr, Tom […]

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Black Scat Review 8

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

The eighth issue of “Black Scat Review” is now out!  It contains my short but unpleasant story “Hardwood Mulch,”  as well as seductive works by Suzanne Burns, Doug Rice, Steven Teref, Kurt Cline, Charles Holdefer, Paulo Brito, Jhaki M.S. Landgrebe,Tara Stillions Whitehead, Maria Morisot, Fox Harvard, Charlie Griggs, Monika Mori, and Tom Whalen.  You can […]

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