At the Mountains of Madness (1979) from Halloween in Arkham by Harry O. Morris.
• Golden Age Comic Book Stories always pulls out the stops in the run up to Halloween. In addition to a wonderful collection of Harry O. Morris collages, Mr Door Tree has also been posting Virgil Finlay’s illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe, Lynd Ward’s tremendous illustrations for a collection of weird tales entitled The Haunted Omnibus, Barry Moser’s woodcuts for an edition of Frankenstein, and Virgil Finlay’s illustrations for stories and poems by HP Lovecraft.
• “Eugene Thacker suggests that we look to the genre of horror as offering a way of thinking about the unthinkable world. To confront this idea is to confront the limit of our ability to understand the world in which we live – a central motif of the horror genre. In the Dust of This Planet explores these relationships between philosophy and horror.”
• “…the reader […] becomes a conscious participant in the process of imposing a linear sequence, while at the same time remaining aware that all narrative is an act of memory, and that memory is necessarily random.” Jonathan Coe reviews Marc Saporta’s book-in-a-box, Composition No.1, recently republished by Visual Editions.
• Nearly fifty years after its first performance, Peter Weiss’s Marat/Sade is still disturbing playgoers. And nearly ninety years after its release, Alla Nazimova’s silent film production of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé is touring the UK with live musical accompaniment.
• Tom of Sinland at Homotography, in which illustrator Bendix Bauer portrays some of the fashion world’s notable male designers as Tom of Finland-style characters for Horst magazine.
• Neil Gaiman Presents is a new audiobook imprint which launches with works by Jonathan Carroll, Alina Simone, Keith Roberts, M. John Harrison and Steven Sherrill.
• The Weird Wild West: Paul Kirchner has put all his Dope Rider comic strips online.
• Leonora Carrington prints at Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London, from November 5th.
• The Fall to Earth: David Bowie, Cocaine and the Occult.
• Photos of New York City, 1978–1985.
• Kathy Acker recordings at Ubuweb.
• The Occupied Times of London.
• The Golden Age of Dirty Talk.
• This week I’ve been lost in the Velvet Goldmine (again): John, I’m Only Dancing (1972) by David Bowie | The Jean Genie (1972) by David Bowie | Drive-In Saturday (1973) by David Bowie.
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Today I was in an Ikea store with a friend and Jean Genie came blaring from the speakers! Needless to say, we felt compelled to sing along.
Some nice stuff here: http://paradigmgallery.bigcartel.com/product/michael-bukowski-wilbur-whateley
Enjoying the Dope Rider pages, Steranko meets Leone
What about http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8oGyGo1q-k
Nick: Yeah, that is nice. Not seen that artist before.
Gabriel: I limited the tracks to three otherwise the list would sprawl. But that was a great OGTW session.
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