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The Baffler No. 7

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Overview

Baffling the consensus since 1988, this journal seeks to debunk the ideology of the free market and to drive public discourse in literate and humane directions. Issues contain thundering anti-business salvos from the sharpest minds, as well as poetry, literature, and satirical art.

This seventh issue, "The City in the Age of Information" (1995), contains the following essays, short stories, and poems:

100% America

Forty-Two Pickup (NYC)
Paul Lukas

Sweet Portable Lifestyle (on city magazines)
Keith White

Lotteryville, USA
Kim Phillips

Fire Sale (Los Angeles)
Robert Fiore

Quality of Whose Life? (NYC)
Stephen Duncombe

Dirty Talk
Daniel Harris


Civic Amnesia

Screw Capital of the World (Rockville, IL)
Diamonds Mulcahey

Ghosts (Athens, GA)
Steve Healey

Carter’s March (Atlanta)
Dan Bischoff

Local Color: Our Man in Savannah (on Berendt's "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil")
Maura Mahoney

A Machine for Forgetting: Kansas City and the Declining Significance of Place
Thomas Frank


The City and the “Third Wave”

Post-Urban, Post Industrial but never Post-Elite: An Excursion Through Contemporary Urban Theory
Edward Castleton

Just Deserts
Naomi Klein

Revolt of the Nice: Edge City, Capital of the Twenty-First Century
Tom Vanderbilt


Fiction

Disnae Matter
Irvine Welsh

“Why I Watch Love Connection of Taking Prozac”: An Interview
Janice Eidus

Then They Say You’re Drunk
Tibor Fischer

Epic Freight
David Berman


Poems

Fluff
David Trinidad

Holding Pattern over Providence
Damon Krukowski

Night Train to Domestic Living Arrangements
Jennifer Moxley

Several Vistas
Peter Gizzi

Vigilance
Rosmarie Waldrop
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014350037
  • Publisher: Baffler, The
  • Publication date: 6/1/1995
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 3 MB

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