Eco and Wilson: Guerrilla Ontologists Are Mist

Today a country belongs to the person who controls communications.—Umberto Eco, Il costume di casa (1973); as translated in Travels in Hyperreality (1986) “Belief in the traditional sense, or certitude, or dogma, amounts to the grandiose delusion, “My current model” — or grid, or map, or reality-tunnel — “contains the whole universe and will never need to be revised.” In […]

James Joyce and the Comstockery of internet.

Fuck the censors. –Steve Fly One of Comstock’s first actions was to obtain the passage of a strong federal indecency law–which was then used to pursue authors and publishers of novels including works by Balzac and Tolstoy. This law today is largely dead on the books though never repealed, as a result of many leading […]

Pound to Joyce: ‘Wall, Mr Joice, I recon you’re a damn fine writer, that’s what I recon’

ON THIS DAY…19 DECEMBER December 19, 2013 ON 19 DECEMBER 1917 POUND WROTE TO JOYCE PRAISING ‘TELEMACHUS.’ Pound, who had already been responsible for getting A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man into print, was impressed by the first episode of Joyce’s new novel, Ulysses. For the next three years, Pound was editor, critic, and even […]

Psientits finnd evedance ov malta faqtol arkitechsure in FW

probably one of the best descriptionsof Hologrammic Prose i have readin yonks. Quoted from the Guardian Newspaperby Alison Flood. Noyse wairk. –Fly “The absolute record in terms of multifractality turned out to be Finnegans Wake by James Joyce. The results of our analysis of this text are virtually indistinguishable from ideal, purely mathematical multifractals,” said Professor […]

The Pound Question: “Light lights in air”: Value, price, profit and Louis Zukofsky’s poetry By Andras Gyorgy

On the Pound question, Quoted from the article “Light lights in air”: Value, price,  profit and Louis Zukofsky’s  poetry by Andras Gyorgy:  (wiki links edited by steve fly) The “Pound Question” is a complex one. At this stage we may conclude at the very least that his well-known fascist sympathy in the war and broadcasts […]

Mondo Garaj by Garaj Mahal feat. Fly Agaric 23

Mondo Garaj is the debut studio album and fourth album by the jazz/rock/funk/fusion/jam band Garaj Mahal. Recorded in late 2000 and early 2001 at In The Pocket Studio in Sonoma County, CA, then subsequently mixed/mastered over 2001 and 2002 at Talcott Mountain Studio in Simsbury, CT, The Plant Studios in Sausalito, CA, Phelps Studios in San Francisco, CA, and […]

Hilaritas Press – The New Home of Robert Anton Wilson publications

Hilaritas Press grew out of a desire to keep the books of Robert Anton Wilson in print and to fulfill Bob’s wish to provide for his children, something that during his life was difficult when authors typically receive less than ten percent of the money generated by their work. Bob’s daughter Christina and his friend […]