The month known as March was surprisingly busy for popular culture, what with films and videogames and comics vying for my increasingly limited attention. Limited because, as I shuffle headlong towards the grave, my attention span’s only becoming smaller. Think of me as a goldfish, all bored after 7 seconds. Hell this sentence has me
Welcome, dear, readers, to popular culture without a definite end. Damn, it’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, right? Over a year and a half, if I remember correctly! Since that time I decided to go on a vision quest, traveling the world in search for fights, for love, and for meaning.
I’ve a history of using this column to boast about my bouncing across the globe. Because huzzah for travel! That’s a thing I care about. Anyway a few weeks back I’ve been to Barcelona for the Primavera Sound festival and also spending a couple of days spent solely eating and drinking (and slowly ambling from
Welcome readers to Pop Culture Destruction, the Schlock Magazine column dealing with pop culture and other such matters of popular import. Wait, some of you might ask, where has this column been for all these months? I’ll be as honest as I can get in this here segment – I got tired of Pop Culture Destruction.
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen: “What motivates my writing? I can’t not write. It’s a basic form Jeffrey Jerome Cohen: “What motivates my writing? I can’t not write. It’s a basic form of sustenance, my own worldly interface” Ahead of Schlock’s ‘Monster March’ we speak to Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Professor of English and Director of the
It’s November, or as I’ve heard it being called, Noshavember. Which is fine enough, although in my case every month is basically Noshavember…er. In fact my beard’s grown so much that it has now gained enough sentience (as well as strong enough opinions) to host AND edit this month’s POP CULTURE DESTRUCTCAST. DESTRUCTION NEWS Just a
Did you know I thought I got rid of the Schlock hivemind? I’m sure you didn’t, but in any case its rumbling as it awoke from its aestivation got to me, and now I’m back at the POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION game. Some new faces get to join the fun – and Schlock-brand podcasts make a
This month’s POP CULTURE DESTRUCTION is dedicated entirely to the one and only KING OF THE MONSTERS. Well, okay, only partially. But do I really need to admit that I’m a big fan of the big green biffer? Do I give the impression I’m not? DESTRUCTION NEWS A fortunately timed work trip to London
I’ve had my heart hurt this month. Hurt, I tell you! I’ve been accused of not introducing people to the good stuff stuff in a timely enough manner. Me, the POP CULTURE DESTROYER! Thus this month’s columns is at pains to push what I believe is the coolest shit around. Also to badmouth the baddest
Michael Cisco’s latest novel, Member – published by Chomu Press. What does it really mean to chart ‘new vistas of irreality’, as the UK-based publisher Chômu Press claim to set out to do? As part of our ongoing temporary ‘partnership’ with the Press this month, Schlock speaks to Chômu co-founders Léon and Quentin Crisp (no, not