April 26, 2016

What Eyes Are These

By Rosebud Ben-Oni

Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech. –Genesis 11:7 (The Tower of Babel)   Ever since you could […]

January 22, 2016

The War to Preserve Everything

By Brian Michael Murphy

I’m interested in all the different ways we use the word, the concept, the illusion of preservation, from food to corpses, from digital data to taxidermy, from photographs to endangered […]

March 25, 2015

Walt Whitman, Run Down by a Train!

By Cody Walker

A few days ago, bouncing around in the Walt Whitman Archive, I happened upon a gem of an essay: “Walt Whitman’s ‘Lively Corpse’ in 1871: The American Press on the […]