JEAN BAUDRILLARD: Hystericizing the
France’s greatest living philosopher
contends we are turning the past into a commodity -- conspicuous
consumption gone awry.
BUYING DREAMS by Michael Albert
Has Mike gone too far left wing?
“New kinship forms must overcome the possessive narrowness
ROBERT J. LEWIS: THE VIRUS OF IMMIGRANTITIS
Switzerland joins the chorus in let’s blame the immigrant
for every woe on the block.
DIRTY PRETTY THINGS reviewed by
Passports, visas and the why and
who get sucked into trafficking body parts.
A HOAGY CARMICHAEL INTERVIEW
With the arrival of Rock & Roll,
Hoagy had to take a standing 8-count – One Morning in
HALF-HIDDEN ROAD by Al Billings
As she lay dying, the dysfunctional
son was driving – into the twilight of a masquerade.
NABEELA SHEIKH: True Romance
The long day and night of an edible
bride, unfit to be tied – me up tie me down.
Robert James Berry's THE OCEAN
In the hands of the best poets, the
lines seem to draw -- “the crab excavates itself from
burial, hoists an appalling claw.”
The Art of KAPIL HARNAL by Sarah
M. Bagnall &
Marissa Consiglieri de Chackal
The Queen of Spades or high art?
An artist who deals in flesh-tones and guilded thrones.
SIX DEGREES OF BLUES with Emanuel
Chocolate Genius (Marc Anthony Thompson)
sings American Splendor (from film) challenging the
not-so-great-divide between interpretation and creation: the
blues as truth.
SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY
"Every man must descend into
flesh to meet mankind." Chesterton.