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    Where is the avant-garde?

    watching that Bacon film and reading Ulysses has me wondering where this stuff is today. Is there even an audience for 2020's equivalent? Tom McCarthy's contention's that if James Joyce were alive today he'd be working for Google...
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    The Quietus just published something for the 50th anniversary of Ubik which isn't particularly great, but has a little quote I like about an experience he had with a beetle as a kid. An early incident from his third-grade year provided a sense of enlightenment that shaped the empathic...