BOMB 39 Spring 1992

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Emma Tennant by Gary Indiana
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When she was 26, Emma Tennant published a novel called The Color of Rain under the pseudonym Catherine Aydy. The name and title were both arrived at by manipulations of a Ouija board.

Terry Winters by Bob Holman

This interview between artist Terry Winters and poet Bob Holman begins with a poem by Holman and ends with ruminations on the beauty inherent in words and paintings.

Kim Wozencraft by Jill Eisenstadt
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Adam Fuss by Ross Bleckner
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Larry Fishburne by Michael O'Keefe
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Todd Graff by Lynn Geller
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Hedda Sterne by Anney Bonney
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Hedda Sterne’s artistic career spans the 20th Century art history books. She first exhibited with the Surrealists in Paris and immigrated to America becoming an integral part of the Rothko, Pollock, Newman circle.

Tom DiCillo by Bette Gordon
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Tom DiCillo speaks with Bette Gordon on directing his first film, Johnny Suede, and being one of the first to discover Brad Pitt and Catherine Keneer.

Sheila Bosworth by Guy Gallo
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Cucaracha Theatre by Betsy Sussler
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Up for experimental theater? Try the Cucaracha Theatre company. Drama, death, dreams—they go there in conversation with Betsy Sussler.

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To Some of the Girls I’ve Ever Loved Before by Glenn O'Brien

BARBARA ANN. I went to a dance looking for romance. 

Human Nature by Harry Kondoleon

Mr. and Mrs. Tell ran the place from floor one. 

Unclear Medicine by Lily Brett

Edek Zepler used to fuck Polish girls. They were mostly maids, and he fucked them, standing up, in the hallways of the buildings in which they worked.

Cast in Doubt by Lynne Tillman

Early in the morning, in this part of the world, in the summer, the sun is so strong and direct, I believe that all the spirits must be holding that fiery globe in its heavenly place and shining it down on us.

Bill’s Place by Michael Massee

It’s 12:00 or thereabouts when I wake up.

Orpheus In Love by Craig Lucas


1. Sleepsong

(The Tenor is alone in bed. Two Bassoonists play.)

Not-not Architecture: L’Architecture Brut by Andrew MacNair
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Photo-essay by Marcus Schubert of architecture brut with introduction by Andrew MacNair.

Two Drawings by Rebecca Howland
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Inner Hoodlum and Bad Day by Rebecca Howland.

Two Photographs by Seton Smith
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Radio Rain by Todd Watts
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Gelatin silver print photograph with dye transfer, Radio Rain by Todd Watts. 

Caught and Catch by Arch Connelly
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Two works by Arch Connelly.

Two Paintings by George Negroponte
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Two untitled paintings by George Negroponte.

Protoplasmic Alphabet by Jill Reynolds
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Several orb-like objects made from glass, silicone, cork and wax, Protoplasmic Alphabet by Jill Reynolds. 

Ham String by John Spinks
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Collage by John Spinks.