Short Horror Story: "An Inhabitant of Carcosa"

By Ambrose Bierce

Subtle unease builds in this short horror story by Ambrose Bierce about the great and ancient city of Carcosa.

Politics of Land Use and Art in the American West

By Lucy R. Lippard

A journey into gravel pits, archaeology and land use through an art frame.

Our Fascination With Vampire Stories

By Margot Adler

Vampire stories allow us to explore issues of mortality.

William Basinski and the Music of 9/11

by Christian Williams

There has been a lot of music inspired by or associated with the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, but perhaps none is as poignant or thought-provoking as William Basinski’s The Disintegration Loops.


Gender Studies, Masculinity and Television

By Amanda D. Lotz

Why gender studies should examine male television characters like Archie Bunker and Tony Soprano more closely.

Being as Glass Eel

By Rosa Aiello, from Art Papers

A textual veil that reveals the form of the object beneath it.

Book Review: Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness

By Katie Moore

Rebecca Solnit's "Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness" is filled with insights that are both acute and meaningful.

Musical Connections

By Katie Moore

Two projects redefine the randomness and connectivity that music creates.