I am the seal you are dying
to breach, but you let me live—
I am the seal and I am alive—
I am the seal and holy
Puffy Combs, I am
just so goddamn
happy to be here.
-Mark Cugini, “No Time for Fake Ones,” ripping it up at Pete’s last night
omg my big luck wigglin like a sea seal up there
4:58 pm • 12 April 2014 • 21 notes
alyssa took this video of what i do on my nights off
2:26 pm • 12 April 2014 • 22 notes
"My middle finger’s sore from too much up-pointing"
"Middle finger to my old life"
THE KANYE NOTLEY CONTINUUM
12:28 pm • 11 April 2014 • 12 notes
if you send me an email firstname.lastname@example.org telling me a little bit about yourself & w a link or two to some writing you really enjoy by someone whose work i maybe dont know (doesn’t matter), ill send u a book or lit mag from a stack of books & lit mags im looking to get rid of before i move!!
6:00 pm • 10 April 2014 • 7 notes
It has arrived! Volume 4 of our arts/lit mag Cage Match is back from the printer and made its debut this weekend at the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair. A huge thanks to anyone who came by and grabbed a copy. If you did happen to get the chance, head over to the webstore and pick yourself up a treat! 76 pages of full color art and writing from the following heavy hitters:
Sarah Jane Barry
John F. Malta
Lucy K Shaw
Go nab one!
Hi, please buy this thing that we make because if you don’t buy it, no one will.
mbt: im sendin u mail when i finish my examens
public: buy a cage match during this lenten season
11:29 am • 10 April 2014 • 54 notes
Boost House spotlight on: Cean Gamalinda
When is your birthday (day/month/year)?
16 / May / 1993
Where are you currently located?
5701 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL, 60660
Which people have influenced your creative work the most?
boomhauer from king of the hill, bobby from king of the hill, mason johnson, dante, luanne from…
5:38 pm • 9 April 2014 • 28 notes
OMG I LOVE STEPHANIE ANDERSON OMG
omg while u have just been going abt ur dumbass day, stephanie anderson has embarked on a very noble & necessary interview journey wherein she interviews THE BEST female small press publishers of the 50s 60s 70s 80s
you can read stephanie’s interview with alice notley over at the conversant & her 3 part interview with bernadette mayer about UA & 0 to 9 up at coldfront:
aside from this project, stephanie is a brilliant genius so stupidly good at all of the things which u can read more abt here: http://octoberinapril.com
9:37 am • 8 April 2014 • 14 notes
It’s NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! We have some special events to help you celebrate.
On the 8th, Tom Sleigh, Dennis Nurkse, Rachel Hadas, Nicole Cooley, Peter Cooley, Alex Cigale, and Sophie Cabot Black will be here for the premier reading of Plume Anthology of Poetry 2013.
And at Downtown Literary Festival on the 13th, there are a couple poetry events: an Alice Notley book club happening all day at McNally Jackson, led by Rachel Zucker and Cassandra Gillig, and at 2PM at the Bowery Poetry Club, Timothy Donnelly, Lynne Melnick, Rachel Zucker, Marcella Durand, John Godfrey, Stacy Szymaszek, Kim Lyons, Filip Marinovic, Charif Shanahan, Erika Caufman, John Coletti, and Patricia Spears Jones will be reading Notley poems at "The City Drifting."
Then, The Saltonstall Arts Colony Poetry Reading on the 17th will feature Saltonstall alums Judith Baumel, Jaime Shearn Coan, Jay Deshpande, Robin Beth Schaer, and Ocean Vuong.
And finally, we’re having a poetry sale from the 14th to the 20th! Come in and buy all the poetry books, yeah?
Sunday 2pm at the bowery I’m reading Notley poems w the abovementioined & afterwards from 3-4 i’ll be at mcnally jackson w Rachel Zucker talking Notley with anyone who wants to join us. come out!
10:39 pm • 7 April 2014 • 37 notes