Paper Clip #73 by Ryan Sheldon

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

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1. How much is magazine writing worth today? The editors of n+1 take stock of the situation. 

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2. Open Culture unearths the reading list from Sun Ra’s 1971 lecture course at UC Berkeley, “The Black Man in the Cosmos.” 

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3. Christopher Williams delivers a statement of purpose for Artforum 

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4. Clocktower broadcasts a recording of Pablo Neruda’s 1966 reading at the 92nd Street Y. 

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5. UbuWeb presents Her Noise - The Making Of, a film that documents the creation of the titular exhibition and archival project. 

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6. Nicholson Baker surveys a sample of JFK conspiracy literature in an essay for The Baffler

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