Daddypuss Rex, author of the essay, poses for the camera with naked upper body and arms crossed behind the head.

Hot Or Not?

It’s 3.34 am. I’m stripped down to my boxers writing this. My apartment is sweltering. Berlin is currently in the sweaty throes of a “heatwave.” It’s mid-August, in the middle…

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An image of Megan Fox from Jennifer's Body projected on a white curtain, with flames across the bottom of the screen and "come home, steamy love" in yellow text across the bottom.

Fiery Swallowed Rage

Audio Transcription.       I’m laying down in a fetal position, knocked out by pain. Saliva drips from my mouth and I’m on the verge of passing out. I’ve…

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A diptych of two images of plants coming through concrete. On the left side, a purple pansy comes up through a crack in a cement sidewalk, pictured from the side, with the sidewalk edge at a diagonal across the screen with street asphalt visible in front. On the right, A small treelike plant comes up through a hole in a concrete sidewalk, next to a metal grille gate surrounding an enclosed area and some garbage cans. The edge of the sidewalk and the edge of the gate from the first and second images meet at a point in the middle of the composition.

Normality

  Audio transcription.         During the Corona time, I have been hearing the word “Normalität” almost daily in the news: the eagerness to return to “normality.” The…

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A horizontal image of a teal, pink, and light blue patterned abstract image with some abstract, fingerprint-like elements.

For Three Voices

for three voices is an eclectic score for a sonic/olfactory performance with three voices. the original score—which you find in the body of text below—included the refrain’s scent (spirit, rosewater,…

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A 15th century depiction of Ivar and his brother Ubba sailing to England. Ivar and Ubba stand in the front of the ship each wearing armor, a weapon resembling a spear and a crown. They are surrounded by multiple people also wearing armor and holding up weapons. The waves and clouds that surround the ship indicate a stormy sea.

Ivar’s Sea

  Audio transcription.     Historical Anecdotes: Ivar the Boneless (Ívarr hinn Beinlausi) was a 9th century Viking leader who is best known for leading, alongside his brothers, a large…

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BURLUNGIS

Welcome to BURLUNGIS: Hang your cloak and stay a while, weary traveller. The times may be dark and the swamps and bogs hide lurking creatures of the night, but accept…

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