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. 


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


3. Christopher Williams delivers a statement of purpose for Artforum 


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


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


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

Geoff Dyer by Jonathan Lethem
Geoff Dyer
Portfolio by Sam Contis
Sam Contis 01

Contis explores the construction of myth, place, and masculine identity in the enduring imagery of the American West.

Ryley Walker by Andrew Cedermark
Ryley Walker 1

Into the mystic with the Chicago-based guitarist and songwriter.

Peter Jefferies by Tobias Carroll
Peter Jefferies 01

A return to live performance after a decade-long absence.