FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Five

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Two

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter One

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language, in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go in […]

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Stanley Kubrick is Dead, Long Live Stanley Kubrick or: How I Stopped Worrying and Let Under the Skin Give Me a Lobotomy

Under the Skin Directed by Jonathan Glazer Screenplay by Walter Campbell and Jonathan Glazer based on the novel by Michael Faber Starring Scarlett Johansson A Studio Film 4/BFI release 2014 It’s been a long time since I walked out of a film and thought to myself, “Well, that movie just completely fucked me in the head”. Thanks to Jonathan Glazer, […]

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‘The Flamethrowers’ by Rachel Kushner – 5 out of 5 Stars

Rachel Kushner wrote the best novel of 2013. The author of ‘Telex From Cuba’ (2008) now sees her sophomore effort, ‘The Flamethrowers,’ as a 2013 National Book Award Finalist; her second go-round as a finalist in as many efforts (if you’re keeping score).  While book awards are not always indicative of artistic merit, ‘The Flamethrowers’ is impossible to miss.  Kushner […]

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