Mist / Myth

Mist / Myth

Fascinated by Eve, they pursue her. She laughs at their witlessness... and blindness. Within reach of their clutches, she morphs into a tree— Then throws mist into their eyes...
FLIGHT

FLIGHT

In the street I feel very unsafe, frightened. Killer Angels roam the streets. With me is a small boy, I am here to protect him. He says nothing, he too is scared, and huddles against me. I mean to comfort him, but I tremble. The streets are so unsafe. I...
Company Girl

Company Girl

“It’s funny, you get to some floors and its just women—” “Only women?” “You know the kind leftover from the Eighties—” “I used to wonder what happened to all those coke-head powerbabes. Do they still wear shoulder pads?” “They wear all kinds of weird shit. The kinder gentler power suits...
Glitter

Glitter

Poison The last vestiges of summer, Storm and I met for brunch and then proceeded to amble about the East Village rather aimlessly. It was pleasant and rainy. Light grey, light rain. We came across a Church on 1st Avenue. “Look!” said Storm “It’s Datura,” “It’s what?” He was pointing...
Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

And then, rather unexpectedly, an asteroid collides into the planet Earth, rocking her to her very foundations; causing her to alter her orbit and leaving her offspring; those giant beasts that roam her wide rolling plains, vulnerable.
Instantanés #5: Dumbo Early in the Morning Best Sums Up the Unconscious

Instantanés #5: Dumbo Early in the Morning Best Sums Up the Unconscious

Ode to Jacques Lacan: contemplating the emptied out cobblestone streets, outsize graffiti monuments, barbed wire fences...
Hansel & Gretel: Domestic Scenes (from Grimm's Weimar Republic)

Hansel & Gretel: Domestic Scenes (from Grimm’s Weimar Republic)

...t there is a loud banging from the furnace oven and the entire space turns fiery orange with heat. HANSEL crawls under the table, GRETEL strikes a defiant fashion pose.
Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning

...the taste of insecurity; metallic trace of anger forming in my blood; jealousy in mineral compounds, the acrid by-products of lust. Your exasperation.
THE MEMOREXE

THE MEMOREXE

“The world as we see it is passing…” Ines 12:45 p.m., Tuesday Ines sits on her desk, lavishly sexy, trying to seduce me into writing this article. There is really no point to this— I’m grateful enough to have made it past the reception at Quasar, I need the work...
ISHTAROTH

ISHTAROTH

A friend was having his birthday dinner at a tapas bar in Soho. I arrived horrifically late— they were at the coffee and dessert stage when I came in. It was my misfortune to be seated directly opposite Paul and Natasha. I had just passed a whole row of posters...
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THANK YOU MOTHERS, EVERYWHERE

THANK YOU MOTHERS, EVERYWHERE

Created for Mother’s Day: THANK YOU, MOTHERS. EVERYWHERE. from FEATUREZOO on Vimeo. A Mother’s Day missive from Featurezoo– http://featurezoo.net Music excerpted from “Golden Age” by Sonnymoon http://www.sonnymoonmusic.com/
Rob Lightning (from echo::system*)

Rob Lightning (from echo::system*)

(utter silence amplifying the booming of my heart) terminal velocity is an almost meaningless idea
The Birthday Party (excerpt from Language of the Chaldeans)

The Birthday Party (excerpt from Language of the Chaldeans)

It is Margaret who answers the door. Her face falls immediately, I instantly recognize the extent of the sabotage— I am no longer fat—or chubby enough to enforce the hierarchy of the skinny.... But wait! All is not lost yet—I’m sure some alternative humiliation will be dispatched toute de suite to put me in...
Fox, Owl & Co.

Fox, Owl & Co.

Suspiciously he edges for the flask and sniffs it for truth— “You’re a wretched smartass, Parker. A smartass—“ “I’m not Parker.” “Then who in God’s Name?” “Your Personal Assistant—“ “Godsblood! —What’s you’re goddamn name?” The decision to proceed on a no-name basis is a flogged issue.
CELEBRITY TWINKLE SUIT

CELEBRITY TWINKLE SUIT

Obviously the battle lines had been pre-fabricated. Imagine Joan’s fury if she ever discovered she was dating Altman in her present incarnation (as me). As it turned out, it was a mistake: I had confused Robert Altman for Robert Aldrich. It didn’t matter: before long I was sans boyfriend: passed over for an existence that...
Language of the Chaldeans (Prologue)

Language of the Chaldeans (Prologue)

The memory itself taking on the strange contours of a dream— A bright shadowy November afternoon in Columbus Circle. Heading underground for the trains, I am arrested by the impulse to call—my mother? Out with the cell phone, click on address book, scan personal directory till the heading “Mom” creeps up… press “SEND”…
ARE YOU CURIOUS?

ARE YOU CURIOUS?

I It is a crowded room or a quiet one always dimly lit and preoccupied in its demeanor and the clientele arrived in a symphony of gestures precise, practiced and postured a language we all understand…. Are you Curious? About the man sitting at the bar? When you walked into the room you both glanced...
TYGER

TYGER

I. the perfume shop Before I discovered the little East Village Fragrance Shop, I had opted for the clean citrus-y notes of Dior’s Fahrenheit for Men. It suited me and few women wore it, at least none that I knew of. The store was owned by Lalita who was Thai —and kept the staff that...
LOVEMAD: GLITCH >>

LOVEMAD: GLITCH >>

credits: glitch>> (9:54) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: meredith perlman, tami dixon, okwui okpokwasili, christian rummel, simone white excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “humming chorus” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “un bel di vedremo” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “intimations on immortality” by william wordsworth
LOVEMAD: WEDDING NIGHT >>

LOVEMAD: WEDDING NIGHT >>

a wedding night that turns out to be a nuptial flight. the blushing bride is really a black widow… credits: weddingnight>> (8:21) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: mike allen, meredith perlman, dave simonds, okwui okpokwasili excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “you do something to me” by cole porter, performed...
LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFEVER>>

LOVEMAD: LOVEMADFEVER>>

Bad Reception: Two transmissions and the idea of interference. One transmission from a radio frequency, the other from beyond the grave. Each aggravating the other… The Zombie: The zombie is a fallen soul, love has destroyed him— a paralysis. He moves within the death still coldness of cemeteries. A sense of scratchy film sparkle is...