From the inbox:
"We pass over most lines that are presented to us, but we stocked Art Terror by local artist/MassArt grad Gordon Riker immediately because of it's distinctive and intelligent designs. He was killed this year in a bike accident at age 22. I got together with his brother Andrew (he runs local dance party Paper) and Project SF, and hung Gordon's last works and painted a tribute mural.
I had the honor of being one
of a trio of judges at Truth Serum’s "Anti-Slam: Bad Poetry Slam," at the Milky
Way Sunday evening (which, not coincidentally, coincided with the National
Poetry Slam Competition), and it left me wondering if bad poetry is more
enjoyable than good poetry - or at least more entertaining.