And a time to go. After three years of GC, I’m passing the Olympic fire to my co-editor-in-chief T.M. De Vos. I, Lena Vanelslander for all clarity, enjoyed my time with you. Which is saying a lot after three whole years, alone or in company of some very capable people. I laughed, I cried andContinue reading “There’s a time to come …”
A big thank you to everyone! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 22,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals Click here toContinue reading “2012 in review”
Alexandra Singer’s new book Tea at the Grand Tazi, is a dervish of underground secrets and a story full of twists and turns that take you through the rough streets of Morocco, a place where few people dare to leave the main drag. The journey unfolds as Maia is referred to an old colleague ofContinue reading “Zachary Fishel reviews Tea at the Grand Tazi by Alexandra Singer”
The Last Man R.L. Swihart Kanev Books; March 20, 2012 I am in the habit of agreeing to time consuming tasks that I don’t really have time to complete. The Last Man is one of my recent over extensions but it is also a reminder of why I say yes to most anything written, becauseContinue reading “Jenny Catlin reviews The Last Man by R.L. Swihart”
The 1920’s and 30’s are two very different eras that depict themselves well in your work. I find myself going from glamorous, inspiring and lively moods to very moody, ,modest, and misunderstood ones. A purer example of this may be in two of your 2007 acrylic pieces, American Woman and Lonely Heart. It seemsContinue reading “Christopher Bowen interviews Rebecca Steele!”
The linguist at play… Compendium/by Kristina Marie Darling/Cow Heavy Books Kristina Marie Darling compends. She expouts. She uses palimpsest . She goes back and forth covering you compiling these stories. In Compendium from Cow Heavy Books (2011), Darling uses simple stated facts throughout her fiction to bring the reader through the tale then feetContinue reading “Compendium by Kristina Marie Darling: review by Christopher Bowen”
Imagine the fragmented pattern that is created when a mirror is flung on a hard floor and shatters int a myriad of fragments. That was the visual metaphor that occurred to me when I read Attributes, a new collection of poems by Belfast-born Michael McAloran.
gone sane Christal Rice Cooper River King Press © 2011 By: Jenny Catlin “Apparently, most people love watching the same basic thing (actions shows on TV, film, etc), as long as the details are different.” (Andy Warhol)
Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 29,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Click here to see the complete report.
Only the Ground Is Bloodier Than the Sky: A Review of Joseph M. Gant’s Zero Division by Craig Scott Zero Division by Joseph M. Gant Rebel Satori Press http://www.rebelsatoripress.com