Philip Larkin   High Windows When I see a couple of kids And guess he’s fucking her and she’s Taking pills or wearing a diaphragm, I know this is paradise Everyone old has dreamed of all their lives— Bonds and gestures pushed to one side Like an outdated combine harvester, And everyone young going down … Continue reading Poems

Notes on Film

To interpret the ghostliness of the visible world by means of authentic experiences drawn directly from that world. Even the very germ cell of a film, the elementary idea, must suit the medium. The particular human problem or setting that is chosen as the theme may also be suitable for a novel or stage play, … Continue reading Notes on Film

Jean Moreas – The Symbolist Manifesto

As with all arts, literature evolves: a cyclical evolution with strictly determined returns and which become more complicated of various modifications brought by the step of time and the confusion of circles. It would be superfluous to point out that every new progressive stage of art corresponds exactly to senile degeneration, at the ineluctable end … Continue reading Jean Moreas – The Symbolist Manifesto

The Horrors – Strange House

'Strange House' is a Transylvanian Overlook Hotel, whose scatterbrain inhabitants come out to play at dusk. They're frenzied zombies with Nosferatu as their master. The living dead in a mechanical edifice whose corridors swing wildly, rooms shake spasmodically, guests die invariably. Of course, there's a foggy courtyard no man's land, where cold whispers send spectral … Continue reading The Horrors – Strange House

Ariel Pink – Scared Famous

To make his monster, Victor Frankenstein dug up graves, mutilated bodies and ultimately stitched up an anatomical, Dadaist mosaic of a frame. Contorted, ugly and abominable, yet with an obvious resemblance of a human body. Disregarding its ultimate fatalities, Victor had a clearly defined plan. Out of dead and decaying limbs and parts, Victor would … Continue reading Ariel Pink – Scared Famous