Tag Archives: William Saroyan

looking smart

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com) this is what a smart book looks like. new directions paperbacks were throughout the 1950’s, 60’s & 70’s the quintessential image of intelligence. all you had to do was walk around with one tucked under your … Continue reading

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a thurber carnival: happy days are here again

The black, memorable year of 1929. Its 2011, three years since the great recession and the economic needle won’t budge.Employment is worse. And the housing crisis and foreclosures show little improvement. Are we in a socialized version of the dirty … Continue reading

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sir knight: the chevalier’s home companion

Skin rags and girly mags….. Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): Girlie mags, hootchie-cootchie, nudies, skin rags. i’m not talking porn here, I’m talking about those magazines that your dad hid at the bottom of his socks drawer, or under his mattress, or … Continue reading

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TAMPERING WITH THE RECKONING TO COME

Virulent episodic reversions to bestiality interspersed with interludes of wanton destruction. The threat of loss is preponderant.The ┬ásad films and melancholy literature case is probably overstated. Often detested and reviled. A repulsion by the normal. Elfriede Jelinek is the author … Continue reading

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Artistic Identity In Exile

Armenia is a land-locked nation in the region of Eurasia southwest of the Caspian Sea. Their history has been marked by innumerable invasions, with Armenia having only intermittent degrees of sovereignty from the full and fledging to all shades,variations and … Continue reading

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