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discursive subversive – the surreal turbulence of Eric Andre

A friend introduced me to The Eric Andre show a few years ago, but only recently I encountered it again through its segmented Youtube presence, realising just how much of an achievement it is. Its interesting that Adult Swim, a late night programming node of Cartoon Network has spawned two of the most rupturous programmes […]

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do war machines dream of magnetic sheep?

Apparently so. This advertisement for visiting the HMS Belfast in London recently took me by surprise. Is this a controversial image? Or to find it that way an overreaction? Both? I couldn’t help but think immediately of part of the Holy Mountain (clip further down) – Jodorowsky’s 1973 film masterpiece (one of a few). Please […]

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A bridge to Lorca (w/ Waking Life, Jodorowsky and Dylan Thomas)

I love Lorca. I first found him through Linklater’s amazing Waking Life, where those haunting words rang like a clarion. ‘The living iguanas will bite those who do not dream…’ I had to know more, and soon found Bly‘s beautiful transation of the poem ‘The City that does not sleep’ (Brooklyn Bridge Nocturne) when the […]