Al Filreis

Suddenly everyone began reading aloud

Last night's Cobbingfest — an event on visual and sound poetries — at the Kelly Writers House featured readings by Maggie O'Sullivan an

Looking at the production of it

Recently I've become interested in the trippy, sardonic West Coast early '60s surrealism of Wa

Talk about your form/content split

If you have never read even just a few paragraphs of the "Wansee Protocol," you are missing a chance to read Nazi writing at its most routine and most bizarre (both at once, of course). At

Two cheers for antigregorypeckerism

Herbert Gold reviewed On the Road in the November 16, 1957 issue of the Nation, under the title: "Hip Cool, Beat — and Frantic." Here's a passage of the review that'll give you a good sense of the whole:

Daily bread

This is George Herlick's b&w; photo called "Bread in Window," taken on April 21, 1937, part of a series called "City Scenes" that Herlick shot as part of the Ph