1. Someone has written a line-by-line parody of my Her review in the comments section that doubles as a scathing criticism of my review and of me.

    Someone has written a line-by-line parody of my Her review in the comments section that doubles as a scathing criticism of my review and of me.

  2. “Lying in bed with his handsome, odd face bathed in the light of a gorgeous future-L.A. skyline, speaking intimately, like in Gchats, to a new but suddenly so familiar virtual friend, Phoenix is playing out a version of a contemporary reality full of potential humor, sadness, and pathos. It is the surrogate friend or lover that can become more than a surrogate, the digital that can become human or ‘real.’” (Spike Jonze Her review)

    Lying in bed with his handsome, odd face bathed in the light of a gorgeous future-L.A. skyline, speaking intimately, like in Gchats, to a new but suddenly so familiar virtual friend, Phoenix is playing out a version of a contemporary reality full of potential humor, sadness, and pathos. It is the surrogate friend or lover that can become more than a surrogate, the digital that can become human or ‘real.’” (Spike Jonze Her review)

  3. At Inklings, I listed 10 things/people I like. Heiko Julien and his There Is No Reason for Tigers to Be Beautiful, They Just Are , Ana Carrete, Michael Hessel-Mial’s mspaint and heartbreak, Kendra Grant Malone’s “sylvia plath at sixteen,” Illuminati Girl Gang, “nature poem” by Crispin Best, Scott McClanahan, Sam Pink’s “Training,” “The Lunar Hamsters of 8G-932” by Tao Lin, Steve Roggenbuck and “LIEF IS BEAUTFUL.” 

    At Inklings, I listed 10 things/people I like. Heiko Julien and his There Is No Reason for Tigers to Be Beautiful, They Just Are , Ana Carrete, Michael Hessel-Mial’s mspaint and heartbreak, Kendra Grant Malone’s “sylvia plath at sixteen,” Illuminati Girl Gang, “nature poem” by Crispin Best, Scott McClanahan, Sam Pink’s “Training,” “The Lunar Hamsters of 8G-932” by Tao Lin, Steve Roggenbuck and “LIEF IS BEAUTFUL.” 

  4. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ENTITY WE CALL “ALT LIT” from CCM in 2k14

    altlitgossip:

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    (via popserial)

  5. neatomosquitoshow:

    "how much" and “otherwise" by James Ganas, read by Stephen Tully Dierks 

    http://issue4.popserial.net/ganas/

  6. liefplus:

me and stephen tully dierks :)
  7. “Mari in a Rice Field”
  8. New short story, "Mari in a Rice Field." Teen girls. Death. Bathtub. Lou Reed. Selfies.
Art by Andrew Shuta.

    New short story, "Mari in a Rice Field." Teen girls. Death. Bathtub. Lou Reed. Selfies.

    Art by Andrew Shuta.

  9. Some love in the comments section of my interview with Lee Costello. 

    Some love in the comments section of my interview with Lee Costello

  10. popserial:

Lee Costello interviewed me about stuff

    popserial:

    Lee Costello interviewed me about stuff