nthposition online magazine

A sound in the night

review by Douglas Messerli

[ filmreviews ]

Eastwood's film Jersey Boys is likeable but not very profound

A question of silence

review by Seamus Sweeney

[ filmreviews ]

Berberian Sound Studio and The Numbers Station both use silence to communicate

Surviving through suicide

review by Douglas Messerli

[ filmreviews ]

Richard Ayoade's The Double may not be truly great, but at least it attempts to tackle the big issues

A sound in the night

review by Douglas Messerli

[ filmreviews ]

Clint Eastwood's film about The Four Seasons is likeable but but not very profound.

Riddled, A fraction of infinity, Befter or aftore & Pantoum

by John Ladd Zorn

[ poetry - march 14 ]

Recommended reading

Baptizing dead people for fun and profit: organized religion's most imaginative scam

by Tom Bradley

[ strangeness - june 02 ]

The Mormons have an interesting take on celestial vote-rigging.

Lowest Court Law: Cases And Commentaries

by Ronald J Stone

[ fiction - june 10 ]

"In this book, Stone has done for Lowest Court Law and Jurisprudence what Moby Dick previously did for porpoises. Many kudos to you, Judge Stone."

My temporary son

by Timeri N Murari

[ people - february 05 ]

An orphan's tale.

Rip off the ears: searching for Demosthenes’ secret in Mexico

by John-Ivan Palmer

[ places - january 08 ]

"It's difficult to find privacy in Mexico, least of all if you're traveling with a low-budget female impersonator show."

Random reading

September 11 and the collapse of US Democracy

by Daniel Lazare

[ politics | opinion - september 02 ]

The collapse of the Twin Towers in a hurricane of smoke and debris is an apt metaphor for the decline of American democracy.