Archive for March, 2010

This weekend I finally saw Elephant—I’d been meaning to see it for years. I had seen Gus Van Sant‘s other two films in his “death trilogy,” Gerry and Last Days, both in the theater. I don’t know why I had missed Elephant. I think probably because it came out the same year I moved to […]

Just found out we’ll be playing a huge loft party next Friday, April 2. It’s actually the home of Dynasty Electric, who we played with in August at Galapagos. The address is 76 Rutledge St. in Brooklyn. Show starts around 10:30 and should be totally packed and very sexy. If you like that sort of […]

Here are the details: March 24, 2010 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Release event for Shya Scanlon’s debut poetry collection, In This Alone Impulse, published by Noemi Press. Reading from the manuscript will be a variety of writers and artists, including: Lincoln Michel, James Yeh, John Madera, John Dermot Woods, Rozalia Jovanovic, Nicolle Elizabeth, Todd […]

The Dead Sextons are playing Zebulon in Williamsburg on Wednesday night, St. Patrick’s Day. C’mon out. It’s at 258 Wythe between N. 3rd and Metropolitan. We’ll be with Man Bird Lion, who are totally cool.

Shya Scanlon’s new book of poems, In This Alone Impulse (Noemi Press, 2009), is impossible to categorize and endlessly rewarding. His ability to play with words, to jumble them, to change their meaning through all this jumble, is what makes it unique, and moving. None of the poems are longer than seven lines, and within […]