Tag Archives: Paranoiac-Critical

in my neighborhood pt. 20

What I’m Reading: “At the heart of every creation is a need to connect, even if it is to connect to no one in silent defiance or a curious desperation. The inner world is even more immense than the measured … Continue reading

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gelid & jealous

the moon jejune? rough are the exteriorsits seams are where the dreams get inthe interiors full of barbsprotecting the sweet potato redsoft monsters jelly delightsbright as the blistering moon the moon jejune? pellucid gelid & jealousof the first ray the … Continue reading

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she was free

Magic the Toilet Seat When it came down to writing, it came to the toilet seat. She had no idea why, but images, concepts, lyrical passages flowed in torrents through her. What magic the toilet seat? It didn’t happen on … Continue reading

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what it meant

The Contractive Subtractive (redux) There were erasures to make. He made the erasures. There were no complaints. The work was done. He moved on. When more erasures were required, he made those; and in this manner his work was accomplished, … Continue reading

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read a lot

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “We are not apparent in the cultural streams that establish and define American thought, art, and culture. We are not present at the table, though we appear perpetually at the table every Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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in my neighborhood pt. 19a

Perhaps … not a fan of the New Deal? What I’m Reading: “Man is an invention of recent date. And one perhaps nearing its end.” — Michel Foucault / The Order of Things

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this is this

Apologia Sine Qua…Compos Mentis in Capitalist Perdition There’s an app for that — it tells me I once lost a corgi and I’ve now lost a fire extinguisher. Then, there’s an app for that — which tells me to fall … Continue reading

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crackle and hiss

Another Record (redux) Two 33 1/3 rpm records are arguing with each other on Christmas Eve 1992. One record, Casserole by The Tinklers, cedes the polemic to the other—The Shaggs’ Philosophy of The World. “That’s OK,” Casserole says as it … Continue reading

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why belligerent robots

Aural Disjecta Dream-Fu(Haiku/Ukiah/Tanka) Headful of childhoodDisjecta—jingles, and tripe—Where is the off switch? His white man savior complex—Why Marlin Perkins?Why Animal Kingdom, why? Why Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em?Why belligerent robots?Rub-a-Dub Dolly?Why can’t I turn-off my head? Maybe, I’ll get back in … Continue reading

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platters of skeevies

Pluot of Complacency(from The Lost Epiphanies of Melodramas Undone Compilation) You son of a— What’s a compliant pluot of complacency mean?! Is that an insult, a compliment? It doesn’t feel like it is. And what’s with leaving me this lone … Continue reading

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