[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.
Children Need to Automatically Follow Flushing Should Should. 11 x 8.5 inches. Photocopy. Circa 1987. Today, self-publishing means a moment of interaction with a global communication and tracking node you carry in your pocket. In the 1980s, self-publishing meant hours leaning over a photocopy machine. If you were lucky, as I was, you knew someone […]
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 […]
Accomplishments. Ink, 3.5″ x 4″. Circa 1984-1985. My earliest self-published work was seized and destroyed by a middle-school teacher in 1978-1979. My self-published work between then and 1987, when I started publishing OVO, is not well preserved. This is one of very few items that remain. Here we see the self-doubt (and self-importance) appropriate to a […]
A Reminder from Selective Service. Collage, paper and glue. 1984. My earliest self-published work was seized and destroyed by a middle-school teacher in 1978-1979. My self-published work between then and 1987, when I started publishing OVO, is not well preserved. This is one of very few items that remain. I registered with the Selective Service […]