Author and occasional experimental sound artist, William L. Gibson is currently based in Jakarta. His novel Singapore Yellow, the second in a trilogy of hard-boiled crime novels set in 1890s Malaya is published this summer by Monsoon Books. The first album from William's experimental sound project Third World Skull Candy, titled Pusat, is now available from BitPulse Records. Learn more at www.williamlgibson.com.
The Blackened Eyes of the Movie Men With No Name | 24 Feb 2014 // 8:14 PM
Akira Kurosawa’s samurai, Stuart Heisler’s gangster, Sergio Leone’s cowboy, and George Miller’s misfit suffer a similar black eye, but with dramatically different effect.
On Evil Yogis and the Icy Silence of Yoga's Post-Disintegration | 11 Oct 2015 // 8:30 PM
David Gordon White's life-long research of South Asian religions reveals the dubious roots of the West's feel good contemporary yoga industry.
Yellow Fever and Yum-Yum Girls | 20 Aug 2015 // 8:30 PM
Multiple versions of the classic story The World of Suzie Wong offer different takes on a social phenomenon, but can any of them escape the biases of their authors?