Root Therapy

A conversation with Dr. Mindy Fullilove on restoring emotional ecosystems

Interviews, Mar 17 2017

by Lance Gloss

Mindy Fullilove is a psychiatrist, researcher, and Professor of Urban Policy of Health currently teaching at the New School. Dr. Fullilove …

Humanizing Education

An interview with Antonia Dardes and Jeff Duncan-Andrade

Interviews, Mar 10 2017

by Anne Fosburg

Critical pedagogy is an emancipatory approach to education. The practice maintains that methods of teaching and learning must respond to the …

Said and Saying

A conversation with poet Ariana Reines

Interviews, Feb 10 2017

by Patrick McMenamin

When I reach Ariana Reines on the phone, the first thing she asks me is where I’m calling from. It’s a …

Surveil the Surveillors

In Conversation with Glenn Greenwald

Interviews, Mar 11 2016

by Elias Bresnick

In 2013, Glenn Greenwald published a series of articles in the Guardian outlining the stunningly invasive and widespread data-collection tactics of …

Humble Abodes

In Conversation with Charles Simonds

Interviews, Feb 19 2016

by Maya Sorabjee

In his 1976 fictive ethnographyThree Peoples, New York-based sculptor Charles Simonds imagined the building practices of three civilizations governed by different …

Points of View

An Interview with Chang-rae Lee

Interviews, Nov 06 2015

by Madeleine Matsui

It’s hard to believe that Chang-rae Lee fell into writing by accident and as a second career. He possesses a unique …

Grey Area

In Conversation with David Rohde

Interviews, Oct 30 2015

by Madeleine Matsui

Twice-captured and twice the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, David Rohde has had a treacherous yet accomplished career in journalism. Starting …


A Conversation with James Hoff

Interviews, Apr 17 2015

by Jonah Max

Over the past decade, the New York-based conceptual artist James Hoff has distributed his work as paintings, LPs, cufflinks, used hard …


A Conversation with Amy Goodman

Interviews, Apr 10 2015

by Sam Samore

Amy Goodman is perhaps better at asking questions than anyone else in the media. Goodman is founder and primary host of …


A conversation with Providence Comic Consortium’s Walker Mettling

Interviews, Apr 03 2015

by Erin Prinz-Schwartz

Providence is a great city for certain things—coffee milk, noise music, gruesome bike vs. pothole accidents, and notably, indie comics and …


A Conversation with DARE's Fred Ordoñez

Interviews, Mar 13 2015

by Mika Kligler

Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE) is a grassroots community organizing force based on the southside of Providence. Through door-knocking, …


Talking with Umberto Crenca

Interviews, Feb 27 2015

by Emma Lloyd

In downtown Providence, at the intersection of Washington and Empire Streets, stands AS220, a popular bar, restaurant, and performance space. AS220 …

New Windows

A Conversation with Rebecca Traister

Interviews, Feb 27 2015

by Sophie Kasakove

Every time Rebecca Traister sees someone wearing a “THIS IS WHAT A FEMINIST LOOKS LIKE” T-shirt, she feels a rush of …

Mundane Reasons

Emailing with Lydia Davis

Interviews, Feb 06 2015

by Mika Kligler

Lydia Davis lives in a converted schoolhouse in upstate New York. When I think of her, I think of her perched …

Take It as It Comes

An interview with lo-fi legend R. Stevie Moore

Interviews, Dec 05 2014

by Dash Elhauge

Before there were hipsters in faded t-shirts digging through garage sales for vintage tube amps, before kids swiped their grandparents record …

Side with the Seed

A conversation with Spencer Tweedy

Interviews, Sep 26 2014

by Lisa Borst

“Is this a strictly bandmate relationship, or do you ever have to say, ‘don’t make me pull this tour bus over?’” …

Making Space

an Interview with Yellow Peril Gallery Owners Robert Stack and Vanphouthon Souvannasane

Interviews, Sep 12 2014

by Erin Schwartz

To get to Yellow Peril Gallery, you take the ninety-two bus west, passing through downtown Providence and Federal Hill. Get off …

Web Exclusive: Interview with Holly Herndon

Interviews, Mar 07 2014

by Tristan Rodman

Editor’s note: This unexcerpted interview accompanies “Holding Notes: thinking through St. Vincent and Holly Herndon” from Issue 5. The biographical information …

Foreign Wallpaper

A conversation with translator Susan Bernofsky

Interviews, Feb 28 2014

by Greg Nissan

Translators do many things. Sometimes they search their own language for a choice phrase in an attempt to capture the beauty …

City and State

A Conversation with Ted Nesi

Interviews, Feb 07 2014

by Rick Salamé

The following is an extended version of an interview that appeared in print on February 7, 2014. It has been edited …

Understand the People, Understand Ourselves

an interview with Sheila Heti

Interviews, Feb 07 2014

by Drew Dickerson

Sheila Heti is a writer working across various forms, but it feels relatively safe to say that the conversation is her …

Courtside Couture

A Conversation with James Goldstein

Interviews, Dec 06 2013

by Tristan Rodman

James Goldstein condenses every popular conception about Los Angeles into one human body: He lives in a glass house atop the …

Moving Through the World, Mostly Drunk, Looking for Pleasure

A Conversation with Brad Neely

Interviews, Nov 19 2013

by Drew Dickerson

A wounded Confederate soldier sprawls and bleeds across a corpse-strewn comic panel. To his dead comrade: “You probably don’t want to …

I Need to Worry Less About You

an interview with Miranda July

Interviews, Nov 03 2013

by Drew Dickerson

Miranda July is a multi-disciplinarian working as director, actress, visual and performing artist, and writer. She has a digital art piece …

In Love with Storytelling

An Interview with Jeffrey Eugenides

Interviews, Sep 27 2013

by Drew Dickerson

You can buy a copy of The Marriage Plot at Cable Car. Jeffrey Eugenides B ‘83’s third novel came out in …

Polar Opposites

A Conversation with David Longstreth of the Dirty Projectors

Interviews, Apr 27 2013

by Greg Nissan

[start hero]​[end hero] David Longstreth’s songs don’t explain him; they imitate him. The creative force and leader of The Dirty Projectors, …

Specters of Thatcher

Police State Magic

Interviews, Apr 27 2013

by Benson Tucker

“The first task of the Magician in every ceremony is therefore to render his Circle absolutely impregnable.” – Aleister Crowley Former …

Quebec Student Strike

Interviews, Sep 28 2012

by Benson Tucker & X

After a winter semester of massive student strikes and repressive government reaction, Quebec university life may finally be returning to normal. …

What The Fuck?

Interviews, Sep 21 2012

by Drew Dickerson

in 2009, standup comedian Marc Maron was fired from the radio and media network Air America after it cancelled his political …

Bored St. George

Interviews, Apr 10 2012

by Translated & Illustrated by Timothy Nassau

What to make of Georges Bataille? In 1930, André Breton said that he was “psychasthenic,” that he had a “conscience deficit,” …


Interviews, Mar 12 2012

by By Sarah Rutherford

"Do you want a Hitler mustache?”Such was the offering to attendees of a political festival in Sweden last summer, where protestors …

Tunisia's Triumph

Interviews, Nov 03 2011

by interview by Malcolm Burnley

One Tunisian street vendor self-immolated in December, and thousands responded in revolution; one dictator was disposed of in January, and millions …

Frankly, Somewhat Pro-Pun

Interviews, Nov 03 2011

by conducted by Jamie Brew

There are four kinds of people in this world. There are those who do not yet know Frank Lesser. Then there …

Police, Millionaire’s Tax, Tim Geithner, and Mace

Interviews, Oct 25 2011

by Conducted by Kate Welsh

A week ago, NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna pepper sprayed 23 year old Jeanne Mansfield and two other women in the …


Interviews, Oct 11 2011

by by Timothy Nassau

A Conversation with a Lego ArtistTo be deemed a master Lego builder, you must first make a sphere out of the …