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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Rec'd: January 2010

Dance Poems by Mark Lamoureux: Handsewn chapbook | Dusie/Cy Gist 2010
Boris by the Sea by Matvei Yankelevich: Paperback | Octopus 2009
Tuned Droves by Eric Baus: Paperback | Octopus 2008
undersleep by Julie Doxsee: Paperback | Octopus 2008
40 Watts by C. D. Wright: Handbound hardcover | Octopus 2009

I'm going to try to be better about thinking aloud here, and hope to get back to reading notes/informal reviews, as my too-crazy schedule allows. But at very least I can note what comes in the mail, including both purchases and gifts.

I have several more Dusie chaps and a few other things to add later.

(Later: )

Abraham Lincoln: No. 5, edited by K. Silem Mohammad & Anne Boyer: Zine | 2009
The Devestation by Jill Alexander Essbaum: Chapbook | Cooper Dillon 2009
Remainland by Aase Berg, trans. Johannes Göransson: Paperback | Action Books 2005
Maximum Gaga by Lara Glenum Paperback | Action Books 2008
Killing Kanoko by Hiromi Itō, trans. Jeffrey Angles Paperback | Action Books 2009
zaum alliterations by Marthe Reed: Handmade chapbook | Dusie 2010
A Man About Town by Robert J. Baumann: Handmade chapbook | Hey Tiger 2009
Well Meaning White Girl by Alli Warren: Handmade chapbook | Mitzvah Chaps 2009
Hokku Notebook by Jack Spicer: Handmade chapbook | The North Beach Yacht Club, aka Ryan Murphy 2009

Monday, January 25, 2010

Film review

Public Enemies. What? Who are all these people getting shot? Set in bygone days when the criminals were populist instead of corporate, even Johnny Depp cannot save this one. Perhaps Christian Bale should have thrown a tantrum during filming.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Film review

Moon riffs on both 2001 and Blade Runner (both of which are favorites), among others. And Sam Rockwell plays ping-pong against himself. I loved the model miniatures, and Gerty the computer. Also, director Duncan Jones is A) adorable and B) David Bowie's son.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Film review

My favorite part in Night Moves in when Gene Hackman is on the boat on his way to get the sunken valuables with whatshername and he's leaning back with his arms spread out and says in a somewhat accusatory tone, "Your erect nipples."

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Poetry moves

Elisa Gabbert & Mike Young put together a ballroom dancing diagram for your favorite indoor sport.