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by Ezra Buckley on July 16, 2016

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Breaking up on reentry is the unseen but fortuitous effect of leaving yourself behind

May 28, 2017 Flotsam-and-Jetsam
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The Human Opera

May 27, 2017 Mayhem
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The secret history of crime as art

May 26, 2017 Flotsam-and-Jetsam
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In ARTnews, Andrew Russeth assembles a fascinating history of artists committing crimes and calling it art. From Joe Gibbons robbing banks, to Chris Burden taking a talkshow host hostage, to Rob Pruitt’s Cocaine Buffet (1998), these works at their best show how state power operates, even as they remind us of the class privilege many […]

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HWY: An American Pastoral

May 24, 2017 Flotsam-and-Jetsam
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HWY: An American Pastoral is a film by Jim Morrison, Frank Lisciandro, Paul Ferrara, and Babe Hill and stars Morrison as a hitchhiker. It is a 50-minute experimental film in Direct Cinema style. It was shot during the spring and summer of 1969 in the Mojave Desert and in Los Angeles. In the informal 1971 […]

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Joe Gibbons, the Bank-Robbing Filmmaker

May 23, 2017 Flotsam-and-Jetsam
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For this former MIT instructor, art imitated life—a life of crime. Is Joe Gibbons an artist who robs banks—or a thief who makes art? Before he became a bank robber, Joe Gibbons had made a name for himself as an artist. At 62, the avant-garde filmmaker is a 30-year veteran of Boston’s underground film scene: […]

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Mesrine

May 21, 2017 Flotsam-and-Jetsam
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2 part biopic about Mesrine, France’s most flamboyant and notorious criminal. Inspired by the life of Frances most notorious criminal, MESRINE: KILLER INSTINCT charts the rise and fall of the often marvelled, yet utterly ruthless gangster Jacques Mesrine. The films follow the incredible series of hold ups, prison breaks, and kidnappings throughout the 60s and […]

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The Angry Brigade: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Britain’s First Urban Guerilla Group (1972)

May 20, 2017 Mayhem
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Between 1970 and 1972 the Angry Brigade used guns and bombs in a series of symbolic attacks against property. A series of communiqués accompanied the actions, explaining the choice of targets and the Angry Brigade philosophy: autonomous organization and attacks on property alongside other forms of militant working class action. Targets included the embassies of […]

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Snuff A documentary about killing on camera

May 19, 2017 Mayhem
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SYNOPSIS: Feature film examining the existence of films in which people are murdered on camera and the culture surrounding them. Through interviews with former FBI Profilers, Cultural Academics, and Film Historians the documentary delves into the disturbing history and myth of Snuff Films. The FBI claims there is no evidence to prove the existence of […]

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Chilling drawings from sadistic serial killers in prison

May 18, 2017 Mayhem
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WARNING: Graphic content. A TRUE crime collector who has commissioned paintings, sketches and personal items from serial killers in prison has shared images of some of their most chilling artwork. American Eric Holler sells “true crime collectables” via his controversial online business Serial Killer Ink. He developed relationships with various serial killers, murderers, cannibals and […]

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The Problems with Ted Kaczynski’s Revolution

May 17, 2017 Mayhem
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Jacobi | May 13, 2017 In “Industrial Society and Its Future” the primitivist Ted Kaczynski recommends a revolution against industrial society. This, he says, will not be a political revolution, an attempt to overthrow or replace a previously-existing political regime. Instead, it will attack the economic and technological basis of society, and, if the revolutionaries […]

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