An Attempt at Busby Berkeley Exegesis

Love will take you by the hand And lead you to its wonderland Forget about your rainbow schemes Spin a little web of dreams Busby Berkeley is the hermetic tardigrade of cinema. Busby becomes our homunculus each time we view the pleasures of his celluloid geometry. Each time we “bring our broken melody” into his [...]

By |2019-03-03T18:43:43+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Essay|0 Comments

Merl Fluin – The Golden Cut

The much anticipated surrealist western from Merl Fluin is now available! From the Gorgon in Furs blog: Ante up, dreamers… Circus stunt rider TJ Breckenridge is devastated when her horse Cowhead is snatched from the big top one night. Because Cowhead is no ordinary circus animal: secret daughter of TJ’s lover, she is simultaneously horse [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:33:53+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bessie A. Ficklen – Dream-Poetry (1891)

Brief introduction to an oneiricist aunty Every once in a while another hidden ancestor will pop up in the most unlikely of spots. We think it’s important to bring these missing links to light wherever possible, and to celebrate the often hidden efforts of dreamworld explorers of all times and eras… Oh there you are, [...]

By |2019-02-04T15:50:30+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Dreams, Essay|1 Comment

Joël Gayraud – The Attic of the Abyss

It often happens that some confirmation signal comes in after one of our issues has wrapped up. We welcome this as an indication that the game is not finished, that the exploration continues, and that nothing is ever truly “too late”. In this case, Joël Gayraud has sent us a startling piece of theatre on [...]

By |2019-01-13T03:42:06+00:00January 12th, 2019|Poetry, Prose|0 Comments

The Duck of Revolution Awakens

Dream of November 23, 2018: I am browsing the internet and come across a page entitled “Ducks of Cartersville”. The purpose of this page is to champion the revolutionary potential of ducks. I scroll the feed and see countless pictures of ducks, and people are discussing the revolutionary pros and cons of each duck in [...]

By |2018-11-25T15:11:51+00:00November 25th, 2018|Dreams|0 Comments

Mormyridean themes and games – an open letter…

A recent email from RW Spryszak allowed me to voice some thoughts on the question of Peculiar Mormyrid's themes and games, their uses and abuses... Hi RW, This has nothing to do with your sub which we haven’t read yet, but I wanted to send a personal side-note from me on the "theme" question, something [...]

By |2018-10-22T22:31:12+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Essay|0 Comments

Tourist Trap (1979) – Jason Abdelhadi

Automatic response after watching the film Tourist Trap (1979)  Yes the broken manikin is the ending, this is a film about endings like all mannequins are in fact over and done with humans (wait, who with whom?) Discarded mentality is what this flurry of axes with makeup, how their lovely mouths flip open with a [...]

By |2018-09-03T15:34:06+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Essay, Image|0 Comments