Unlikely Books has just released Gods of a Ransacked Century by Marc Vincenz!
Three Poems by Marc Thompson
"kill the rich,
put cut flowers on the table,
fuck our family members and friends
neighbors and total strangers,
Twitter and shovel snow:"
"U.S. Cooption of the Human Rights Movement Continues"
by John V. Walsh and Coleen Rowley
"Nossel's career path, the masters she has served, the stances she has taken and the activities she has sponsored demonstrate profound differences with PEN. PEN cannot remain true to the ideals articulated by Arthur Miller with Nossel at the helm. She is an embodiment of the ongoing, and all too successful, cooption of the Human Rights movement by the U.S. government."
More in Activism
"Channeling Spirits with V.D. Cards, or, Why We Didn't Make It to the [Medicinal] Cannibus Cup in L.A."
by Frankie Metro and Lindsey Thomas
"I'm not sure if the guy was wearing Afro Sheen or not. As far as I could tell he wasn't wearing shit because in the middle of the card was an ungodly erect cock, one that could make the securest-member-swinging-motherfucker look at his junk and shake his head in shame. Thank God the card wasn't fit to scale or else I'd been arrested for carrying it in my pocket on the bus. A lethal weapon in the wrong hands to be sure."
"Intervals of Transposition"
by Ian Wolff, April 2013
"Another era was lost once it passed. As much dismissed as forgotten altogether. Brief forays into a welcome, a disgorged eternity. Already we were using our arms in lieu of our legs. And falling we reached out our hands, grasping where we could at a stray branch or rebar reaching out from the rubble."
More in Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction
selections from We Are The Not Dead, Returning By The Road We Came
by Lalage Snow
"A series of portraits of British soldiers taken over a period of 7 months, before, during and after their operational deployment to Afghanistan on Op Herrick 12. The portraits are captioned with the thoughts and feelings of each individual. They speak of fear, being injured, losing a brother soldier, missing home, excitement, coming home, and what life is like on the frontline. The title is an amalgamation of two lines of war poetry by Simon Armitage and Seigfried Sasson."
More Visual Art
by Genco Gülan
"Planet Beethoven" is a video-art piece by Genco Gülan. Video footage is from the artist's endoscopic left ear examination by Dr. N. Tan Ergin at American Hospital, Istanbul. Sound is the reversed version of L. von Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 32 In C Minor, Op. 111.
by Amy Alexander, Annina Rüst, and Cristyn Mangus
"At the heart of Discotrope is an unconventional projection system: a disco ball that has been modified to use solar cells as mirrors. The ball rotates slower or faster according to how much light reaches the solar cells on the ball and creates fragmented projections on surrounding walls, floors, surfaces and people. We've written custom software to project videos onto the ball and have developed a live audiovisual performance around the system."
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