As featured in the TSPTR Journal Fall Winter 2020
“The assembled writers and artists all influence TSPTR. Their work and ideas acting as catalysts for continual exploration.”
The piece compares Eames House and Ennis House from an ideological, design and atmosphere point of view and also the roles they played in providing design solutions post WW2 and as backdrops in cult American fiction Bladerunner, Twin Peaks and even an episode of Southpark.
My piece in the latest @tsptr journal is out now, via tsptr.com:
“It never got fast enough for me”
Hunter S Thompson.
Piece explores the Gonz’s darkly charismatic ideology and his obsession with motorcycles, drugs and guns.
There’ll be the exciting pop of old advertising: massive bill boards featuring consumer goods and services, high alters to both commerce and products-as-democracy: “A coke is a coke and no amount of money can get you a better coke.”
Mummies, zombies, socialism, concrete, Burroughs, Trotsky, Diego y Frida – all the usual stuff you can expect when hanging out with me.
The Under Rocks city guide to Mexico D.F.
I guest-edited The Modernist Issue 33: Junction.
Stay or go, left or right, backwards forwards, in or out? How remiss it would be at this point in history not to begin the J series on the subject of Junctions. The figurative kind: those between being in and out of favour; those with the establishment on one side and counter-culture on the other; spaces evolved from many cultural moments and the junctions that connect where you’re from, to where you went, to where you’ve returned. And, of course, the concrete sort. As in made of concrete. For all you fans.
As if I’d forget you lot.
Includes pieces by Wayne Hemmingway, Chris Difford from Squeeze & The Haçienda architect Ben Kelly.