[The formatting of the following essay has been altered from the original. The links to goodreads below show the original formatting. - Trevor] tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE: Does Not Belong To. Haircut, 2005. review of Trevor Blake’s Confessions of a Failed Egoist by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE – July 27-30, 2014 truncated review: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21806128-confessions-of-a-failed-egoist full review: Confessions […]
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tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE: A review of Trevor Blake’s “Confessions of a Failed Egoist” w/ my usual plethora of didactic tangents.
Untitled. 8.5 x 11 inches. Paper, glue. By 1992 I was well underway in my trajectory through anarchism (and out the other side). This is the sort of poster I was making and posting on telephone poles in Knoxville, Tennessee that year. The image is of Wilhelm Reich and his cloudbuster machine. Making posters as […]
Successfully Amusing I know Trevor Blake, and he is not a “failed egoist.” First of all because you really can’t fail at being an egoist, and second of all, because he gets more enjoyment out of his life than most people and avoids jobs better as well. But the essay his book is named after […]
Buy Confessions of a Failed Egoist by Trevor Blake. http://tinyurl.com/theuniqueone $9.95 plus postage Underworld Amusements, Publisher Available 1 April 2014 Paperback 140 pages 8″ x 5.2″ ISBN 978-0988553651 TREVOR BLAKE… IS… DENSE “Trevor Blake hails and assails the ‘ism’ closest to His heart in a Mencken-like step-right-up, soapbox style that is smart, dense and fun […]
Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. In November 1991 I published a review of William Powell’s book The Anarchist Cookbook in my zine OVO. I received the review without credit, but now I know the review was originally published in the New Libertarian, Volume V, Number III, April 1988. Powell has […]