//Reviews
//Features
Clowns Are Up to a Different Kind of Funny Business, These Days

Clowns Are Up to a Different Kind of Funny Business, These Days

By J.C. Macek III

19 Oct 2017 // 3:00 AM

"Creepy clowns" have become the rule, not the exception. How and when did clowns change from entertainers to tormentors?...

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Weapons of Poetry and Images: On the Works of Pier Paolo Pasolini

By Jordan Penney

17 Oct 2017 // 2:30 AM

A thread runs through Pasolini's artistic and political work for which he used various terms to identify the sacred, the mythic, the soul, and the spirit -- all strategies for appreciating life in even the most difficult circumstances. ...

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//News

Midwestern 'Weirdness' Inspires Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods'>

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest....

Alec Baldwin Reflects on His Life, Career in Witty Memoir 'Nevertheless'>

Read All About It: Print Might Be on the Rise But Book Sale Figures Are Incomplete>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Jason Molina's Mythological Palette, Warts and All

// Re:Print

"Osmon lights the oil lamps on the process of Molina’s creative wonder, from toddling on the shores of Lake Erie to the indie folk pedestal he so deservedly sits upon today.

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