"He wants to go home."



idk, is it?

Anyone have a Shavertron subscription? I’d sure like to know.

  1. Camera: EPSON Perfection V600

Clem Snide, We Are Flowers.

Actual Wolf, “The Lucky One”. ‘I am the lucky one, / you are the dream’. For Laurel and young Cedar Wolves!

I loved these photos of mothers by Ken Heyman.


This post is the second in a series brought to you by Susan Barribeau and Oliver Bendorf. Catch up on Part One here.

In a move I’m cribbing from Derrida, let us not start at the beginning, nor with George Plimpton or Jayne Marek or Jerome Rothenberg or even Felix Pollak, but rather at the word…

Let Oliver Bendorf highlight some of the several small joys of the OED and it’s lovely illustrative quotations as he explains ‘little magazines’!

New Steel’s Magnolias playlist: “50 Tracks [Best of June 2014]”

Here are 50 songs that I listened to and liked in June 2014. Dug back into Aden (a fairly obscure band I liked as a freshman in college, and hadn’t listened to in more than a decade!–fronted by Phil Gramm’s son, no less), really enjoyed Julie Doiron’s So Many Days record and Mutual Benefit’s Love’s Crushing Diamond, and listened to a fair amount of old blues, including Blind Lemon Jefferson and…

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New playlist up at Steel’s Magnolias: “Best of April/May 2014”

Here’s a 6+ hour playlist of songs I listened to and liked in April and May of 2014. Was on paternity leave for a big chunk of this time, getting to know a new being, and away from new music on my computer. It was so worth it. Favorites from this period included Clap! Clap!, Chinese Man, Sun Kil Moon’s Benji record, Sam & Dave, Bowerbirds’ The Clearing, Jack Rose, Richard Hawley’s Standing at the…

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"It’s a secret that after leaving the theater, I belched somewhat on a street at night, “Why can’t we live here? We are free and independent. We have the right to go anywhere. Try and do anything against me if you claim”"
— Skilled Veterans Corps for Fukishima, Bulletin #52 (June 27, 2014)

Rodrigo Amarante!

"Indeed, I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried on without corporal punishment."


"I presented several drawings but Mario wanted to be immortalised in a pose that shows him having scored a goal, highlighting his muscles and with an expression of defiance. I have imagined him as an athlete from ancient times and the statue will be a mix of classical and pop style in platinum and coloured bronze with the eyes made of stones."

The dudes abided. Milwaukee, May 2014.

  1. Camera: iPad
  2. Aperture: f/2.4
  3. Exposure: 1/1681th
  4. Focal Length: 4mm