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Gothic Funk Press Seeks Submissions for Arts Journal

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Gothic Funk Press Seeks Submissions for Arts Journal

Contact: Connor Coyne
708.224.5297
blueskiesfalling@gmail.com

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Flint, MI / 5 January, 2017 – The Flint-based Gothic Funk Press is accepting submissions for the fifth issue of its arts journal, The Paramanu Pentaquark.… Read the rest

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Flint-Based Literary Press Publishes Art Journal

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Flint-Based Literary Press Publishes Art Journal

Contact: Connor Coyne
708.224.5297
blueskiesfalling@gmail.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Flint, MI / 26 August, 2016 – The Flint-based Gothic Funk Press has today published the fourth issue of its online arts journal The Paramanu Pentaquark.… Read the rest

Posted in Artistic, Gothic Funk Nation

Understanding the Gothic 1: In Media Res

The first installment in my online course in “understanding the gothic.”

Right here: http://www.gothicfunkpress.com/blog/understanding-the-gothic-1-in-media-res/Read the rest

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Get Gothic with Gothic Funk Press

 

Starting next week, I’ll be teaching leading gathering an informal online class on the past and present of the Gothic aesthetic and outlook. Participation is free! All the details are here: http://www.gothicfunkpress.com/blog/get-gothic-in-2014/.Read the rest

Posted in Artistic, Criticism, gothic, Gothic Class, News Tagged with: ,

Reflections on Benjamin Franklin, 2012: Franklin, the Romantic?

Benjamin Franklin’s 306th birthday was yesterday, January 17th.

I’m not an expert on the subject, but, as Walter Isaacson’s essay “What Would Ben Do?” notes, “[Franklin] has been vilified in romantic periods.” The question is how do we separate the spirit and content of romanticism from the momentary tropes of the/any “romantic period.” It its roots, perhaps there is something to this vilification: Franklin was a famed Enlightenment thinker, he tended toward the secular side of the religious spectrum, and he favored egalitarianism and social mobility.… Read the rest

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