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Trending Again

The internet is trending again in this year’s catalogue of new and forthcoming books.

An Improbably Literate Hustler

Boyd McDonald, founding editor of Straight to Hell, was the main creative force behind one of the most distinctive underground publications, in fact, the first queer zine. Self-published and crude, Straight to Hell’s sense of urgency was as strong as its contempt for authority.

Doing It

Although saying the right political thing and giving some money, that can just be part of the pageant so no one knows how awful you are.

Full Stop Podcast Episode #2: Graduate Student Organizing

We are really excited to share with you our second episode of the Full Stop Podcast, which ties into our most recent special quarterly issue on Graduate Student Organizing.

Ask Your Doctor

Drug brand names have a weird music all their own.

Announcing the Full Stop Patreon (and more!)

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Full Stop Patreon, which will help us continue to pay our writers well into the future.

Full Stop Quarterly: Grad Student Unionization

This special issue of the Full Stop Quarterly is dedicated to Graduate Student Unionization efforts.

20 4 420: Irie Edition

In the immortal and ominous words of Prince Buster, “Enjoy Yourself, it’s later than you think.”

Announcing the Full Stop Fellows Program

Full Stop invites applications for two Full Stop Fellows. These 6-month long fellowships are intended to facilitate the research and writing of emerging critics on an extended, open-ended project investigating some aspect of contemporary literary culture.

Wasteland Utopia: The Liberation of Sound in Post–Martial Law Taiwan

The rise of noise and experimental sound on the island of Taiwan began during the chaos of the early post–martial law era. It was a time of explosive countercultural activity, as artists drew on the era’s furious energy to experiment and launch what became known as the Taiwanese noise movement.