Letter to The Times Sir - I cannot abide the slender new volume, The Selected Gush (1880-1910). But, who among us, in all honesty, could say they've never once been smitten by her louche, languid lines of lust (described in this very journal as 'fin de siècle erotica')? No! Neither I! I've annotated her verse … Continue reading The Selected Gush (1880-1910)
D. James' genre-mashing/-defying debut is described (rightly so) as a postmodern noir-detective story, but it reads as much more than this. It is a pseudo-biographic study of the elusive, mysterious, multimedia, avant-garde artist, Ezra Maas: one of the strangest artistic geniuses to almost emerge during the late 20th/early 21st century. For such a prolific figure … Continue reading The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas (Daniel James, Dead Ink 2018) – review.
Three sites, three bloggers that I'd like to recommend as my favourites for March. Please give them a view, a nod, a wink. https://ivors20.wordpress.com Ivor describes himself as an amateur poet from Geelong. And, by amateur, I understand him to mean in the true sense... Amateur: 18th cent., from French, from Italian amatore, from Latin … Continue reading Three Favourite Blogs For March!
Signposting you toward my favourite sites for November. Props to the 5 tops/recommended sites to visit/check/ this month... https://william-michaelian.com ... high-end prose poetry. https://blackwings666.wordpress.com ... daily classic horror film/rock n roll reviews. Lots of ace going off here! https://fictionalmachines.com ... photography, high-art perceptionwork, poetry. https://brianlageose.blog ... hollywood/bonnywood manor! deconstructed classic movie humour, sarcasm, fiction ... … Continue reading Five Top November Blogs To Check.