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Prince

The exegesis has just begin.

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Black mirrors and jellyfish screens

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Trimming literary affectations

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In the memory-lagoons, a flatfish stirred…

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I’m not so much killing my darlings as massacring them

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Weird stuff happens to writers all the time

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Ghostly advocates persist in the author

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Matthew De Abaitua vs. PIGGYBANK

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What does “Purple Rain” mean?

Traveling the spaceways, a massive starship with one passenger.

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Russell T Davies and Dalek

Davies’ commitment to his own idiosyncrasies is impressive.

morrison-invisibles

GRANT MORRISON’s (born 1960) house was on a distinguish­ed street in Glasgow, purchased with the proceeds from his 1989 Batman graphic novel, Arkham Asylum. In the attic was a replica of his teenage bedroom; downstairs lurked the cellar in which, he told me, he summoned the giant floating head of John Lennon. These two rooms […]

John Carpenter directs Ice Cube in Ghosts of Mars

Few cultural scraps are as redolent of lo-fi VHS genre pleasures than a movie trailer with JOHN CARPENTER’s (born 1948) name above the title and his own analog synth score. Carpenter’s breakthrough was Dark Star (1974), a wiseass repudiation of 2001: A Space Odyssey’s intergalactic awe. Bits of the movie’s code can be discerned in […]

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A prehistoric track stretches across 250 miles from the Dorset coast to the Norfolk Wash. For over five thousand years, people have walked or ridden this trail. The first section we know as the Ridgeway, a chalk ridge beginning in the uplands of Wessex and bisected by the River Thames at Goring Gap, rising above […]