Commentaries - August 2009

See Jane run

Poster depicts a student fleeing a mounted policeman during an anti-war protest, c. 1970.

Killing the language?

The August 4 entry on the blog, “A Poetic Matter,” is called “On Metaphor,” and takes Kenneth Goldsmith to task, as follows:

Honoring Gil

This photo was taken at the Writers House gathering in honor of Gil Ott. For more about this event, go here.

Denied to those who only drive & surf

Speaking of the poetics of street life, and of blogs, over at Detainees, Linh Dinh’s blog, Linh and Murat Nemet-Nejat are having a back-a

What's next? Hand-smashed avocado

I’ve been reading Beth Kwon at BK 2.0 probably longer than any other blogger.