Confessions to a Beloved Search Engine

(Written in 2006 ) Launching my browser I’m greeted by the words: Google. Sometimes decorated with spiders for Halloween, holly at Christmas and clovers on St. Patrick’s day, whatever fripperies adorn it, Google has ooched its way into being my preferred portal to the world wide web. It’s difficult to imagine a time without the…

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Parole # 2: Phonetic Skin / Phonetische Haut, edited by Annette Stahmer

Received in the post yesterday, Parole # 2: Phonetic Skin / Phonetische Haut, edited by Annette Stahmer.  It is simply beautiful! Above: inserts and extras including Wearable Resistance by De Geuzen This issue explores the relationship of skin to language. Contributors include Mladen Dolar (Professor of Philosophy, Ljubljana), Naomi Segal (Professor of German and Romance…

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