Loyal to Both, Belonging to Neither: On Shelly Oria’s New York 1, Tel Aviv 0

The first thing you notice about the work of Shelly Oria is her voice: how it crackles, the syntax, startling in a way that’s...

Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)

I don’t remember the exact moment the deal was struck, but sometime after I turned four, I entered into a gentlemen’s agreement with god....

Compositional Elbows | Daniel Wroe


Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)

I don’t remember the exact moment the deal was struck, but sometime after I turned four, I entered into a gentlemen’s agreement with god....

Vanilla Ice’s Responses To An Application for Strategic Marketing Manager

Dear Mr. Ice,   We appreciate your interest in our opening for a Strategic Marketing Manager. There were a few discrepancies in your application;...

Blood and Meatballs: A Review of TOO MANY SERGIOS

Directed by Alex Cox; starring Efren Ramirez, Jonathan Goldsmith, Jim Carrey, Jason Statham, Robert Rodriguez, and Alex Cox  It’s 1960 and we are in...

Ideas for Filling Out the World in My Fantasy Novel

  Name the main character Lukas, with a k. Like the magical version of a Lucas.   Call glasses optics.   Call food nourishings....

Dostoevsky, The Double, and Punk Rock Gestures: An Interview with Avi Korine

Screenwriter Avi Korine’s second film, The Double (recently released on DVD and Blu-ray), is a grim, surprisingly funny spin on Dostoevsky’s novella of the...