Al Filreis

Blame imagism

I continue to be fascinated by the reputation of imagism in later decades.I continue to be fascinated by the reputation of imagism in later decades.

Radio nowhere

The new Springsteen album is very good — Magic. We picked it up this week and listened happily — "Magic" (title cut) and "Radio Nowhere" favorites to this point.

Responsibility of the word

Thomas Mann, writing about the word and responsibility in a time of fascism, on March 6, 1937, in the Nation magazine:

3 chickens = coin sale

My report on the state of surrealism in 1960.