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Ferguslie Park, by Tunnock McNulty

November 6, 2014 by

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[Editor’s Note: Tunnock McNulty sent a preview of this essay to KLF founder and performance art renegade Bill Drummond, “as he is known for his interests in psychogeography and the minutiae of pop histories.” Drummond, who also provided a foreword for McNulty’s book Fun Buggy in 2004, returned the following feedback … ] Sitting in […]

Question

February 14, 2011 by

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you know how speeches giving love such oft-corrupted figures as doves, roses, rays of sunshine make no clearer the matter than a zipper binds two ends of cloth in a closure you can’t rip apart or leave undone in error? imagine some well-intended maître d’, ardent, introducing specials while we slide our attention to satins […]

Leaking

November 28, 2010 by

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Everyone thinks I’m not patriotic. But I am a patriot. I’m an outright xenophobe, a minuteman. The problem is I come from the future. The future is my country. And the depraved mongrel present keeps climbing over the walls. To design is to protect what does not yet exist. Something has to get displaced, so […]

The Devil & King Christophe

January 21, 2010 by

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Unfathomably swiftly speeded, Earth’s pomp revolves in whirling flight, As Eden’s brightness is succeeded By deep and dread-inspired night —Goethe’s “Faust”, 1806  Evangelical broadcaster Pat Robertson says Haiti has been “cursed” because of what he called a “pact with the devil” in its history. —Associated Press, January 13, 2010 Flower bundles are laid at the […]

In Afrobeat Fight, Femi Kuti is No Friend of Government

July 10, 2009 by

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Femi Kuti cannot resist. He is chatting in his dressing room about improvements needed to African infrastructure and, in the midst of describing his awe at America’s highway system, the Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer can’t contain his bubbling over in boyish imitation of the sounds of combustion power. “You have to be envious of the highways […]

Before the Law

August 21, 2008 by

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Inspired by Panza’s judgment “O perpetual discoverer of the Antipodes! Torch of the world! Eye of Heaven! Sweet stirrer of wine coolers! Here Thymbrius, there Phoebus, now archer, now physician! Father of Poetry, inventor of Music, you who always rise and—though you seem to—never set! On you I call, sun, by whose aid man engenders […]

The Dead

November 7, 2007 by

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More U.S. troops died in Iraq in 2007 than any other year, news reports. In the whole first ten months of the year, the war killed 852 soldiers. Six died Monday lifting to 3,856 the grand total of military deaths from the ordeal. But I ask why should 2007 be not the deadliest of all […]