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Interview: TJ Beitelman

July 22, 2013 by


Near the end of TJ Beitelman’s “Elegy in Seven Parts That Is Start-to-finish Love Story,” he gives the reader an image of ghostly sermons, one of which is “About how we hoist things up above our heads/ And can never hold them there.” For me, this is an essential image in Beitelman’s work in which […]

Little Billboards #11-20

July 21, 2013 by


Little Billboards #11-20 Enjoy!   Check out the latest Cities in Rock (#3: Rockford)!   Coming soon: TJ Beitelman interview, audio entries / podcasts, more philosophically-tinged entries, and more Cities in Rock!

Cities in Rock 3: Rockford

July 19, 2013 by


I spent a recent Sunday afternoon denying the rowdy street festival happening three floors down, until I heard this drummer warming up on the street corner, emulating staccato jazz runs with accented snare hits and choked cymbals. Whoever was on the kit had his shit together. I took my coffee and went to check this […]

Coker’s Para-Philosophical Advice #3

July 15, 2013 by


Eunoia Solstice offers a column that gives you a chance to have your questions answered–or perhaps only thought about– by a practicing philosopher. Send your questions to cokersadvice at gmail dot com.* It’s rumored that you were seen slam dancing at several Black Flag shows in the ’80s. Is this true? What are you listening to […]

Cities in Rock 2: The Heart of Rock and Roll is Near Cleveland

July 13, 2013 by


As we have learned from the pundits during all of our recent presidential elections, Ohio embodies all of the contradictions of the American spirit. Or some such shit. Really, anytime you make a nation that includes both Texas and Vermont, you’re going to have an Ohio somewhere. I am sure it’s a metaphysical zoning law. […]

Little Billboards #1–10

July 7, 2013 by


First, a big thanks to our readers and subscribers. In an attempt not to invade your inboxes daily, I’ve kept the Little Billboards updated on the site and will only post updates when I collect a group of them together. Sure, it’d be real cool if folks checked out the new one every day, but, […]