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.
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.
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.
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.
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.