Matt Brinkman (aka Mat Brinkman, Meerk Puffy, Mystery Brinkman, Brinkman, Brinkmangler, Mucid Cuspidor, ZZ POT etc.) is an artist and electronic musician. He was a founding member of the Fort Thunder artist live-work space in Providence, RI. He recorded with the bands Mindflayer and Forcefield, who p
Known to refer to herself on occasion as "Zora, Queen of the Niggerati," Zora Neale Hurston cut a provocative figure during the Harlem Renaissance, both in her person and in her writing. As folklorist, teacher, anthropologist, and author, Hurston was a champion of black heritage. She visited Haiti an
Henry Rollins is best known for tearing up the stage as front man of the now defunct Black Flag or his present musical endeavor Rollins Band. He has become cultural icon through his spoken word work which is sometimes poetic, sometimes comedic, and sometimes political yet always poignant. This has al
French writer, often called the greatest innovator of form of his generation. He was a highly-regarded French Jewish novelist, filmmaker and essayist. He was a member of the Oulipo group.
Perec was orphaned at an early age: his father was killed in action in World War II, and his mother died in a