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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.

Make Me Real, Make Me Sick

My partner, my mother, my father, my friend, even total strangers are all sorry, and I am sorry that they are sorry, and it pains me that we are so filled with sorrow because of this growth that is inside of me that none of us could have predicted.

Antifa on Ice

When I first watched Nevsky, I was most struck by its campiness.

Full Stop Quarterly: Fractures

Beware what hasn’t already been fractured.

The Low End

I love the sample as you love the sample, Tip—for how it can be extracted from the past and stretched over a sound reaching for the future.