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There’s No Place Like Home: Tom Atwood’s “Kings & Queens In Their Castles”
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There’s No Place Like Home: Tom Atwood’s “Kings & Queens In Their Castles”

Home can reveal so much about a person. Yes, this is an obvious cliché, but an individual’s architectural and interior design sensibilities–not to mention their cornucopia of tacky knick-knacks scattered around their existence–speaks volumes. This truism relates perhaps even more to queer individuals. Since, at the very least, the Decadents at the turn of the … Continue reading

Hanging Round The Low Life Dives And Other Zombie Go-Gos: Tal R’s “Keyhole”
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Hanging Round The Low Life Dives And Other Zombie Go-Gos: Tal R’s “Keyhole”

In Michel de Certeau’s The Practice of Everyday Life, Vol. 1, Certeau draws the comparison between city walkers and voyeurs. He writes, “To what erotics of knowledge does the ecstasy of reading such a cosmos belong? Having taken voluptuous pleasure in it, I wonder what is the source of this pleasure…” (92). While here Certeau speaks of gazing at the city from above, his description of an “erotics of knowledge” could also delineate strolling through the sleazy façades of red light districts. Continue reading

Scoring Donald Trump’s Dramatic Entrance To The SCOTUS Nominee Announcement
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Scoring Donald Trump’s Dramatic Entrance To The SCOTUS Nominee Announcement

Why, hello there dearest Filthy Dreams readers! What’s that? You’re sick to death of staring fixated at the news, as well as our proud leader’s Cheeto-stained tweets? Us too! In fact, we’ve lost our minds. Ever since Tuesday night, we’ve been revisiting President Trump’s dramatic entrance to his announcement of the SCOTUS nominee–Judge Gorsuch. How theatrical … Continue reading

Sewing Queer Desire From The Pages Of Vintage Erotica: An Interview With Jade Yumang
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Sewing Queer Desire From The Pages Of Vintage Erotica: An Interview With Jade Yumang

Walking through Jade Yumang’s current exhibition My-O-My at School of Visual Art’s CP Project Space feels a bit like cruising. Curated by Jasa McKenzie, glimpses of bare flesh peek out of phallic-like tendrils hanging from thirty-two curious sculptures–a series titled Thumb Through–nestled in corners, hung on the walls and hidden in hallways. Yumang culled these fractured images … Continue reading