Sunday, January 29, 2012

"Generation Breakdown" at Reconfigurations

"But now it seems we’re entering a post-pop culture phase where traditional consumers and media may be collapsing, where large feedback loops are breaking apart and re-joining in to more but smaller feedback loops with greater potential, matching revolution with evolution so chaos can spar with entropy. The so-called 'younger' writers’ works make sense to me in this context. If external reality does not function, move inward." Read more...

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Krunga In Atticus Review

Katrina Gray: "Right now I want to talk about 'Krunga.' Chuck Richardson’s short story reminds me a lot of my primal birthing experience—all the fluids and sounds and friction and urges and small necessary actions. The knowing, or unknowing, of a self. The pulling of something deep in our DNA. If a text could illustrate the core of physical human-ness without being a series of grunts, this would be it."
Also, check out Katrina's introduction to this week's issue of Atticus Review, which is about her natural child birth and what she did with her placenta. Amazing.
Photo by Mariano