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“If You’re Watching This Video, You’re A Loser”: Nikocado Avocado Is The American Dream This Fourth of July
America Is Doomed / Art / Trash

“If You’re Watching This Video, You’re A Loser”: Nikocado Avocado Is The American Dream This Fourth of July

*waves American flag wildly* Well, hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams patriots! What’s that? Why am I feeling just so proud of our fair nation on this 4th of July? Maybe it’s because I finally believe in the American dream again! Sure, we all know that the post-World War II dream of a suburban house, a … Continue reading

Non-Fungible-Outsidery-Objects That I Would Accept as a Gift (If You’re Feeling Generous)
Art

Non-Fungible-Outsidery-Objects That I Would Accept as a Gift (If You’re Feeling Generous)

As one of those annoying and agendaless hangers-on at the Outsider Art Fair these last few years, I couldn’t resist the additional prospect of artist/socialite Takashi Murakami making time between his mass-market endeavors to oversee a large-scale group exhibition of around two hundred sculptural works by approximately 60 visionary and vernacular folk artists from around … Continue reading

Does the World Need More Lesbian Corn?: A Conversation on Camille Roy’s “Honey Mine”
Books

Does the World Need More Lesbian Corn?: A Conversation on Camille Roy’s “Honey Mine”

As primarily nonfiction readers, your faithful co-founder Emily Colucci and contributor Jessica Caroline have been making an effort to overcome our general reluctance to engage more in contemporary fiction. We gave Lauren Oyler’s Fake Accounts and Torrey Peters’ Detransition, Baby a whirl. However, it’s not like authors at larger publishing houses are in dire need of … Continue reading

Manspreading And Oppression Olympics: What Is Up With The Wall Labels In The Met’s “Alice Neel: People Come First”?
Art

Manspreading And Oppression Olympics: What Is Up With The Wall Labels In The Met’s “Alice Neel: People Come First”?

Have you ever seen a painting of a male nude described as “an egregious demonstration of manspreading”? Me neither. Sure, if a dude is sitting on a train or a bus (preferably not nude, but it’s been known to happen), legs akimbo and junk exposed, ignoring the presence of anyone nearby as he takes up … Continue reading