3 03, 2019

An Attempt at Busby Berkeley Exegesis

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

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 [...]

3 02, 2019

Bessie A. Ficklen – Dream-Poetry (1891)

By | 2019-02-04T15:50:30+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|Dreams, Essay|0 Comments

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, [...]

22 10, 2018

Mormyridean themes and games – an open letter…

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

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 [...]

3 09, 2018

Tourist Trap (1979) – Jason Abdelhadi

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

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 [...]

22 01, 2018

Sex Organ Inquiry

By | 2018-01-22T23:24:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Essay, News|0 Comments

What does a sex act involving no living organisms look like? CC: The androgynous Chaos locked in eternal masturbation. JA: A richter scale in action during a seismic event DC: Geophysics CW: No one can see sex between the dead without spectral vision goggles and I’ve temporarily misplaced mine somewhere between Sierra Leone and the [...]

6 01, 2018

SOME THOUGHTS ON FLESH

By | 2018-01-09T01:36:16+00:00 January 6th, 2018|Essay|0 Comments

A dark morning, the sun is blue today. Yes, and a down going movement is in order. The seaside cave is dripping with sighs on the side of the white spectral cliffs. I (but not I) climb down, roughing up the vegetation with unworthy steps. A vaginal hole the approximate size of an ash leaf [...]

23 07, 2017

The Pogo Enigma

By | 2018-01-11T13:04:47+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Dreams, Essay, Games, Image|0 Comments

SC: Mattias Forshage mentioned Pogo and the Okefenokee in an email, which set me off on a Pogo hunt, feeling something needed exploring down there in a vague sort of way. We only had time for a quick stop, and went to the more touristy entrance on the north. An interesting desolateness, still, and a [...]

8 05, 2017

Recent Flood Activity by Jason Abdelhadi

By | 2017-05-08T22:12:07+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Essay|0 Comments

March 4, 2016 I read a comic in which Little Nemo’s bedroom is flooded. “After the storm subsided he discovered the land he was on to be moving swiftly through the water but the voice allayed his fears.” April 13, 2016 I note down the following quotation from Victor Hugo: “Revolt is a sort of [...]

3 04, 2017

The Grass Plot Round A Sun-Dial by Jason Abdelhadi

By | 2017-04-03T13:58:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Essay|0 Comments

Do you know who is in your garden? Is it a pronoun combined with a chronological list of achievements? Or is it a self-conscious spell, projecting itself on various situations? Does it cast a shadow at brillig? Does it salivate over its own legend? Or is it starving to escape its own fixity, in a [...]