Articles Archive for May 2005

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May 10th, 2005 | 2 Comments | Category: Reviews

Steve Alyett‘s LINT is a biography of one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood figures in modern science fiction. Easily on par with Philip K. Dick in brilliance and influence, Jeff Lint scrambled through SF and indeed his existence in a tornado of alternating “blasts of merit” and “blasts of truth.” He toiled away at otherworldly satire throughout most of the late twentieth century dodging mean and bitter critics and rivals, and maniacal, adoring fans in equal measure.

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May 05th, 2005 | One Comment | Category: Reviews

I’ve never been a big Led Zeppelin fan. I completely missed their lengthy reign on arenas and male libidos. You see, my parents aren’t into music, and I have no older siblings. This left me to my own devices as a young lad in search of music, and for some reason, Zeppelin was always at the periphery of my sonic gaze.

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May 04th, 2005 | Comments Off on DIG BMX Magazine Interview with Roy Christopher | Category: About, Interviews, Me

Brian Tunney conducted this interview with me for the impecable DIG BMX Magazine. Here’s an excerpt: “The impetus behind frontwheeldrive.com remains to collect and spread the word about cultural artifacts and the people that make them. I try not to limit the subject matter anymore because I view the mind as an ecology. For any ecology to grow and flourish, it needs diversity. New stuff comes not from the well-defined fields, but from the interaction between them. Allowing theorists, artists, BMXers, musicians, skateboarders, etc. to rub shoulders, frontwheeldrive.com attempts to …

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May 01st, 2005 | Comments Off on Lapse of Luxury | Category: Me

Appy polly logies for the lapse. I promised myself I wouldn’t let this happen.
Where have I been? Well, I just returned from a week of camping/climbing in Bishop, California: a complete change of venue to regain perspective and “realign the compass” (as my friend Ben Hiltzheimer calls it). Just before that, I spent a day and change realigning in a different way: many beers and talk at Doug Stanhope‘s house. And before that, I was holed up in my office, surrounded by books and journal articles, finishing my master’s thesis.
Where …