Gordon Dahlquist is a novelist and playwright. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, he now lives in Brooklyn. His play Tomorrow Come Today won the James Tait Black Prize for drama. His most recent novel is The Different Girl.
By: Gordon Dahlquist
BOWIE’S BAND, 1976–1980
XTC’s “Respectable Street”: a very English anthem of Ah, Go Fuck Yourself.
FULL METAL JACKET
FELLINI SATYRICON: We’ve eavesdropped our way to an alien world’s reckoning.
Gordon Dahlquist on WEEKEND
Gordon Dahlquist on THE STREAMER
Gordon Dahlquist on Lovecraft’s THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME
Crime cracks open four women’s contained existences.
He lodged the American noir in the post-war 20th century.
An Orientalist fever dream of excess.
In Kubrick’s films, he was the pale-lipped lizard under the rock.
The kinked reasoning beneath every desire for godhead.