“The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays” Review

“The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays” by Esmé Weijun Wang 202p. Graywolf Press. $16.00 I hate you. “I hate you” was what a shower told Esmé Weijun Wang during her first year of college. As she got older “shadowy demons” would pursue her. She would always narrowly dodge them. She also died. Or at least thought she was dead for a few months. Esmé Weijun Wang’s “The … Continue reading “The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays” Review

Tamed Impala: A Review of Barbagallo’s “Danse Dans Les Ailleurs”

“I’m so bored with the U.S.A I’m so bored with the U.S.A But what can I do?” – The Clash I can’t love Tame Impala but I do like them. All of their studio albums are a full exhausting trips. [Editor’s Note. Dan does not advocate the use of illegal substances. The references to drugs are meant as similes not endorsements. Dan has never done … Continue reading Tamed Impala: A Review of Barbagallo’s “Danse Dans Les Ailleurs”

Weekly Art Consumption: A Few Fragments about Senses Fail’s new album, Love, White Teeth, and “Black Panther.”

[Editor’s Note: The following article is not a collection of reviews but rather a general reflection on some of the things Dan read, listened to, and watched in the last few days. Since they are not reviews, they should not be treated as such. I, unlike Dan, believe that some of them should be separated, expanded, and then published as reviews. But I am merely … Continue reading Weekly Art Consumption: A Few Fragments about Senses Fail’s new album, Love, White Teeth, and “Black Panther.”