11 06, 2019

Hypnagogic film for your indoor voice, please!

By |2019-06-11T22:27:36+00:00June 11th, 2019|Dreams, Essay|0 Comments

Scene I   A flower spreads open in black and white with a tentacle for each petal. One cloudy day this plant will gesture threateningly to a line of elementary students in front of their school.   Voice: “The smallest is the best kind.”   [This film is cut from the hypnagogic imagery and phrases [...]

3 09, 2018

Tourist Trap (1979) – Jason Abdelhadi

By |2018-09-03T15:34:06+00:00September 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 [...]

2 01, 2018

The Archaeology of Hope

By |2018-01-02T03:24:55+00:00January 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

It's very exciting to see that the catalogue for the Archaeology of Hope, an international surrealist game, exhibition and ritual held on the Isle of Wight in 2017, is now available from Head Louse Press. This gorgeous catalogue contains many strange and shocking wonders from the surrealist future. "The Archaeology of Hope was launched on the [...]

29 10, 2017

Mattias Forshage – and some unexplained occurrences of aquatic faunas

By |2017-10-29T17:10:43+00:00October 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

and some unexplained occurrences of aquatic faunas By Mattias Forshage Head Louse Press & Peculiar Mormyrid Press Print Copy | Appendix Volume: Dream Stories Print Copy | Free Ebook MATTIAS FORSHAGE  The semi-aquatic and internationally suspect entity who dared speak out in favour of notorious bathyscopy, and who writes of:  Savage carnivores that prowl [...]

1 09, 2017

Hagstone Review—Rings A Bell

By |2017-09-01T15:04:58+00:00September 1st, 2017|Object, Prose|0 Comments

In the creepiest corner of the commodity market, among the cheapest and most embarrassing DREGS of garage sales and bargain bins and used-book stores, a new spirit is forming from the misshapen, the forgotten, the uncanny leftovers of the literary. HAGSTONE REVIEWS seek to unearth these eso-erotic atavisms for the world at large, in the [...]

15 08, 2016

On Certain Possibilities of the Irrational Embellishment of Living Surrealism by Jason Abdelhadi

By |2017-02-25T12:07:20+00:00August 15th, 2016|Essay|0 Comments

It's of note that today the monster is accruing yet more status in the shared mythos of rebellion. As before, it retains the honorable title of destroyer of men and cities, and also its long history as a collectible, destined for some hellish cabinet. Yet it has come to reveal another counterfactual power against the [...]