Andrés Caicedo is a cult artist for Colombian youth. He was part of the Grupo de Cali, a group of young bohemians who share their liking for film, rock n' roll and salsa music in Cali, Colombian during the seventies. Besides committing suicide, when he was 26 years old, Caicedo left a vast multidisc
One of the preeminent figures of contemporary literature, David Foster Wallace has assembled the variety of his influences – Jorge Luis Borges, John Barth, Robert Coover, Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon – and saved them from the self-immolation it seemed that academia was increasingly drawing them t
Just a guy with a blog (or five) and a love of film, liquids and words. Like WSB, I eat images. Like everybody else, I keep getting older; I just happen to write about it, from a particular angle, on the internet where everybody can see. Sometimes people pay me to write things. I also make little mov
Language in Harryette Mullen's poetry is like a loop of sound-bytes edited by an imp of the anti-establishment. Threads of African American vernacular meet Spanish idiom, only to emerge as speech from the mouth of a white Gen-Xer. The result is a constantly shifting notion of linguistic identity.