Trump Balloon

Trump, the Ironist

By Albe Harlow | Dec 20, 2016

The American Regime has subsumed its critiques at the highest level of government, for all to witness. Propaganda can now…

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Syntagma Station

Golden Dawn’s Reservoir of Greek Nationalism

By Albe Harlow | Sep 18, 2015

[This piece was originally published at Thought Catalog.] IT WAS DRIZZLING in Athens seven weeks ago. The beer I ordered was…

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Dining with Derrida

By admin | Oct 23, 2014

If Jacques Derrida had eaten at fabled restaurant, Noma, in Copenhagen, and had later run into Chef René Redzepi, he…

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In-between Spots

In-between Spots

By Albe Harlow | Sep 20, 2014

I will share this parking spot with you, The malign yellow sleeve of paint Pocked with years of re-coating, Greened…

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Limits of Salvation

By admin | Sep 15, 2014

The Limits of Salvation: from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment Preface: Most human beings find the concept of eternal bliss…

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Slightly

By admin | Sep 14, 2014

“Slightly.” That was how she put it. As the wisteria grew around the neck of the fallen buck, a hand…

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Noxious Survey Data

By admin | Sep 13, 2014

This morning, I took a “brief” phone survey. No doubt, the “research” was politically motivated. I invite you to observe…

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David Foster Wallace in Nature

By admin | Sep 12, 2014

I once watched an interview in which Jonathan Franzen speculated about a solemn difference between the late David Foster Wallace…

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Excerpt Culled From My Novel

By admin | Sep 11, 2014

“Kad, don’t be ridiculous!” Victoria laughed into the fuming sunlight and Kad laughed louder and I accosted another Bellini and walked…

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Socratic Mis-communications

By admin | Sep 10, 2014

Try not to laugh at these crude excerpts. Here is a list of moments when Socrates mistakenly took for granted that his conversant understood what he…

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Wordsworth Re-worded

By admin | Sep 8, 2014

Wordsworth’s poetry has always bothered me. It has to do with the way his words sound in the mouth while…

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Recalling a Critique

By admin | Sep 7, 2014

In light of recent news: After reading The New Republic‘s cover feature, “How Assad Won,” (1/6/14 Issue) the proposition that Bashar…

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Money Pit

By Albe Harlow | Sep 6, 2014

Rocket of antebellum Ship of tribal plenty How come I don’t read about you in the papers? Ancient tons of…

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Fire of Gracetown

By admin | Sep 5, 2014

WHEN THE WIND drew up the fire around Gracetown, an inverted tornado of orange surging round the steeple of Reverend…

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The Bath

By admin | Sep 3, 2014

Kis Adriai carried her hornbook against her ribcage. Literacy was something she had taken easily to in the grammar school…

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Criticizing the Very Gigantic

By admin | Sep 3, 2014

At the age of thirteen, one should not be expected to discern between good literature and awesome books. Victor Berry…

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Lynchian Irony in Fuming Spring Breakers

By admin | Sep 3, 2014

Every now and then I see a film that irritates the hell out of me; and then I get excited,…

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Scorsese’s Tribalism

By admin | Sep 3, 2014

“Danny, if you want to eat all of that chocolate, go ahead, but don’t come complaining to me when you…

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Lupine Semantics

By admin | Sep 2, 2014

If you live on the south side of Greenwich Village, you probably already know about Lupa. It’s a four-way collaboration…

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Children of Carvin

By admin | Sep 2, 2014

A leafy eyeball sat near his knee. Everything smelled of iron and rot. One could hear the death coming from…

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The Trees

By admin | Sep 2, 2014

The axiom might as well have been, It’s better to die by suffocating in one’s sheets than endure a second…

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Le Bernardin Popcorn

By admin | Apr 27, 2013

Just the other day, I was at Le Bernardin. There was much to praise in the seafood that went across…

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