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90's Meg Ryan presents


incl. aubrey hirsch; dana jaye cadman; dillon j welch; donald dunbar; kelly schirmann (/zachary schomburg); leora fridman; morgan parker; portia elan; ryan werner; sampson starkweather

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churn of his words

My VERY FAVORITE music-makers just put out something amazing:


if you like dreams, or love, or clouds, or shaved ice, or ladies, or revelation, or the smell of sprinklers, you might really like Sea When Absent by A Sunny Day in Glasgow. There aren't many bands that are as ambitious at tackling the album as an experience itself, and only three or four that use every bit of potential in your headphones.



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an oldie but a goldie: Val Kilmer playing Val Kilmer in Harmony Korine's take on "The Fourth Dimension":


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"A [pretty] awesome ballet of death."


The Gunfighter from Eric Kissack on Vimeo.

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David Peak in Wigleaf

the evolutions of goth kids



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"Yelling at kids—and many 22-year-olds, and many 44-year-olds, are still functionally children—has not in three millennia of recorded history produced a reliably non-murderous generation; why is it our default mode of educating them on the internet?"

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"And what do we mean when we say that a 3-D model is nude, when as a society we can't even agree what nudity means?"

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My Mary Oliver hit piece is in Pacifica Review, issue 3. Pacifica Review is the fucking shit. In the good way. 

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My sonnet about the variety of my porn career, my sonnet titled "Katamari Kimchi," and my poem about secret wars are in West Wind Review, 2014 edition. WWR is the technicolor dreamcoat of ex-po.

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))) cherry pepsi (((




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RATTAPALLAX 

issue 22 / iPad edition

free

Rick Moody, Martín Espada, Donald Dunbar, Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt & much more.
Also, a special focus on North Africa & British internationalism.

I was filmed for this by Roland Dahwen, chatting with artist Allegra Jongeward about how I do poems while she sketches a beautiful, trippy rendering of that process. There's a shit-ton of my words in this, so if you're into my words and have an iPad, well.

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I wrote a piece for the POOR CLAUDIA series 10 SOURCES called "Mistypings of Miswritings of Mishearings of Misreadings of Lisa Robertson"


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I interviewed myself for THE NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. I chat with me about my enemies, Speed Racer, and the poetic lineage of Eyelid Lick & my next book.

They also saw fit to publish my poem "Money Poem", which is about money.



seattle stub

FB links to my AWP stuff:

Thursday, 9pm-12am: Similar:Peaks:: @ Vermillion (1508 11th Ave) - Amy Silbergeld, Rauan Klassnik, Johannes Göransson, Monica McClure, Paula Cisewski, Marcus McDonald, Brian Oliu, Donald Dunbar, Lara Glenum, Brian W Hedgepeth, Jade Benoit, Kevin Sampsell, Kate Durbin, Taylor Jacob Pate, Leah Umansky & others TBA.

Friday, 11am: HTMLGIANT's BRUNCH RANCH (go to Table Q24 for tix & address) - Publishing Genius: John Dermot Woods & Melissa Broder; Future Tense: Jamie Iredell & Aaron Gilbreath; Magic Helicopter Press: Meagan Cass & Feliz Lucia Molina; Mammoth Editions: Donald Dunbar & Bryan Coffelt.

Friday, 8pm: Dock Street Press & Friends @ Rendezsvous/Jewelbox Theater (2322 2nd Ave) - Colin Winnette, Letitia Moffitt, Eric Shonkwiler, Donald Dunbar, Kyle Coma-Thompson.

Saturday, 5pm-6:30pm: Seattle Six-Press Reading @ Rendezsvous/Jewelbox Theater (2322 2nd Ave) - Rusty Barnes, James Brubaker, Brandon Hobson, Lauren Ireland, Dan Nowak, May-Lan Tan, Donald Dunbar.

Also, I'll be at like every reading I hope! See you soon!

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when the big guys are just too big and the little guys have too many injuries. ("The Machine is Bleeding to Death")

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from "Man Hole" by Natalie Eilbert on HTMLGIANT

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My poem "Clonazepam" was featured by the Academy of American Poets as their "poem of the day"

+ it was translated into Spanish by Santiago Pérez

and this Thursday I'll be reading other people's poems at the Jack London Bar for HOUSEFIRE's Riley Miley Cyrus Michael Parker Birthday Bash; poem-jockeying, if you will