BOMB 48 Summer 1994

048 Summer 1994
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Michel Auder by Carole Ann Klonarides

“Well, I observe humankind. I observe man and woman in struggle. And that’s why I feel like an anthropologist.”

Keith Antar Mason by Coco Fusco
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“I’m talking about stopping one of the older human rituals, human sacrifice, and I think that’s what I’m really trying to get to. I have to get where words will stop a death.”

Allison Anders by Bette Gordon

“I never give them archetypes. I’m totally anti-Jungian, symbols are intellectual. Emotions are universal, not symbolic. So that’s where I try and keep it, with the emotions.”

Dennis Cooper by Benjamin Weissman
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This interview is featured, along with thirty-four others, in our anthology BOMB: The Author Interviews.

bell hooks by Lawrence Chua
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An in-depth interview with “one of America’s most indispensable and independent thinkers,” bell hooks, by BOMB contributing editor Lawrence Chua.

Eric Bogosian by Betsy Sussler
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Eric Bogosian is one of the best performers we’ve got. And he’s got two Obie’s to prove it for acclaimed solos: Drinking in AmericaSex, Drugs, Rock & Roll and his latest solo, Pounding Nails. Something about his transformations are almost magical, so compelling, they are almost demonic. 

Jack Whitten by Kenneth Goldsmith
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The New York Times dubbed painter Jack Whitten as “the father of new abstraction” in 1994. He speaks to Kenneth Goldsmith about his southern sensibility, the spirit of the ’60s, and the keys to artistic survival.

Joel Thome by Suzanne McElfresh
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From twelve-tone compositions to conducting improvisations, Joel Thome discusses what it was like to record music with Frank Zappa.

Hanif Kureishi and Gurinder Chadha by Lawrence Chua
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Filmmakers and writers Gurinder Chada and Hanif Kureishi talk with Lawrence Chua about the British ethnic experience, Pakistani punks, and the limitations of tradition.

Rick Moody by Jill Eisenstadt
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“I’ll watch the weather a couple of times a day on T.V.,just to see if anything has changed. I take storms personally, too.”


You Bring Out the Mexican in Me by Sandra Cisneros

This article is only available in print.

Knock Knock by Linda Yablonsky

Knock Knock.

That’s Right by Caroline M. Sharp

She had thought for sometime that all she needed was a little rest.

Indran Amirthanayagam and Adam Zameenzad
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“Writing a novel requires a lot of digging out, chucking away, selecting, molding, shaping, and reshaping of all the above; and then hoping for the best.”

Empire of Dreams by Giannina Braschi

Now I laugh at everything and not for the irony. 

The Shape of Wilderness by Shelley Berc

“And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good to eat.

Centerfold by Karin Davie
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Split Screen by Robert Nickas
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