The sublime connection between Kant and Krautrock, from Black Dog's great new book on the latter.
Voices Carry: Jack Spicer »
A Bookforum review of the San Francisco poet's long-awaited poetry collection.
The New Cubicle Commandos »
Perhaps the first national magazine coverage of the vinyl toy phenomenon.
The Joy of Sticks »
A review of Van Burnham's fascinating Supercade: A Visual History of the Videogame Age, 1971-1984.
Gave Over »
A brief history of the evolution and decline of one of the twentieth century’s liveliest machines.
The Soft Machine »
An alchemical Deleuzian ode to a kiddie goop toy called Gak; perhaps my maddest piece.
The Collectable Unconscious »
The lucrative mythic iconography of the Lucas films.
Half Japanese »
A cultural overview of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the hottest media meme/kiddie-toy infection of the mid-1990s.
One Trek Mind »
A look at "The science of Star Trek" books.