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thoughts on ‘you’re not much use to anyone’ by david shapiro

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'you're not much use to anyone' by david shapiro // houghton mifflin/new harvest amazon, 2k14

review by josh spilker

finished reading this book, a hardcover version from the library and turned it over, it said $25 or higher in Canada

was immediately like, ‘i would not pay $25 or higher for this book except in very few circumstances’

circumstances that came to mind include:

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thoughts on ‘walls’ by andrew duncan worthington

'walls' by andrew duncan worthington // civil coping mechanisms, 2k14

andrew duncan worthington’s internet presence

thoughts by josh spilker

seems like andrew sent me this book, then i read it over the course of a month or so

this book reminded me of guillaume’s ‘new tab’, adam wilson’s ‘flatscreen’ and the beginning of benjamin lytal’s ‘map of tulsa’ 

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thoughts on ‘witch piss’ by sam pink

'witch piss' by sam pink // lazy fascist press, 2k13

sam pink’s internet presence

thoughts by josh spilker

seems like i have read ‘several’ sam pink things and poems etc, rlly only remember ‘person’ some of ‘rontel’ and some of ‘no hellos diet’

so rlly i’m going off ‘person’

when all of THIS blows over, i think sam pink will be left standing in a more important position than we’re currently giving him credit for

(((I DONT WANT HIS CREDITT SCORE PLS SHOW SOME ‘RESPECT’)))

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thoughts on ‘you can make anything sad’ by spencer madsen

'you can make anything sad' by spencer madsen // publishing genius, 2014

spencer’s internet presence

thoughts by josh spilker

seems like i remember watching spencer ride his book in a promo for ‘a million bears’ and the video got ‘RT’d’ by steve roggenbuck mebbe and i remember thinking ‘wonder if i can get a million bears for free’ and i think i did

(((STUPID HISTORY LEZZONS)))

pretty sure i read that but don’t remember too much abt it, felt generally ‘impressed’ by it and i think i ended up asking spencer abt where to print books in the pre-sorry house days

that was about 1 email i think

(((HWATS THE POINT OF THISSS)))

pretty sure ‘amb’ was poetry, but i don’t want to call YCMAS ‘poetry’ tho some have defined it that way, seems instead like ‘random access memories’

(((THAT IS NOT A HIP IAILLUSION NO MATTER WHAT YR DAD’S DOG THINKKS)))

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thoughts on ‘new tab’ by guillaume morissette

'new tab' by guillaume morissette // vehicule press, 2k14

guillaume’s internet presence

thoughts by josh spilker

seems like any1 who writes a longform fiction prose novel in this scene should automatically be in the ’90s’ or something but i’m not going to give this a score this time for reasons i dont want to get into (((AND FER REASONSS WE DON’T WANT 2 HEAR)))

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4 months ago

85.9 :: ‘go to work…’ by noah cicero

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'Go to work and do your job. Care for your children. Pay your bills. Obey the law. Buy products' by Noah Cicero // lazy fascist press, 2k14

85.9

review by max bowen 

This is the first Noah Cicero book I have read

Reading it made me excited to go back and read his other books, partially because of his influence upon authors I like, and partially because this book is much more speculative than other alt-lit I’ve read (((ED NOTE: THIS PRESUPPOSSESSES THAT NOAH CISERO IS ALT LIT____)))

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