Clowns and Music

Cody Walker
January 30, 2016
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In the spring of 2014, a friend sent me an article that had appeared a few weeks earlier in Grantland. The article concerned a clown—“a really sad clown, sadder than all the others”—who communicated only through song. What’s more, the…

In Memoriam: Jason Bradford (1987 – 2016)

Dora Malech
January 29, 2016
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In the new issue of jubilat, alongside work by Dara Wier, Natalie Shapero, Tomaž Šalamun, Randall Mann, and other established and emerging voices, you’ll find “Alter / native,” a poem by the poet Jason Bradford. It ends: I [can]not splash in the waves, or scatter…

The Rhinoceros and the Hippopotamus

Cody Walker
January 27, 2016
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Where is the great nonsense of our time? You might say that our political world is replete with nonsense, but that’s not the kind of nonsense I mean. True nonsense is aware of itself as nonsense—in fact, that’s one of…

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