Posts Tagged: Nicholas Rombes

Words as Events: A Conversation with Jeff Wood

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Jeff Wood discusses The Glacier, his genre-bending book combining novel, poetry, screenplay, and collage, how heritage has become a brand, and the American Midwest.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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With Halloween a scant three days away, it’s the perfect time to curl up with some spooky fiction and get yourself delightfully creeped out. But this week’s story doesn’t rely on your standard witches and vampires and werewolves, all easily dismissed and cartoonish Halloween fare. No, this week’s story, “The Insurgent” by Nicholas Rombes, features ghosts […]

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Two Dollar Radio Is Moving Into Film!

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The Columbus based indie publisher, Two Dollar Radio is expanding to the big screen! One of the first titles to be released from Two Dollar Radio Moving Pictures is The Removals, written by Rumpus contributor Nicholas Rombes and directed by Grace Krilanovich. Also, check out this trailer for another forthcoming release, The Greenbrier Ghost!

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A Book That Spans Decades In More Ways Than One

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Rumpus contributor Nicholas Rombes is writing a twenty-year novel. What precisely does that mean? It means that the first pieces of the novel were published in 2009 as A Cultural Dictionary of Punk, and other published pieces will be collected into a Part I in 2019, and then still more pieces will be collected into a Part […]

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The Blue Velvet Project Goes to Argentina

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Rumpus columnist Nicholas Rombes’s The Blue Velvet Project analyzes in marvelous depth 152 still frames from David Lynch’s classic arthouse film. The series, which originally appeared at Filmmaker magazine’s site, has been translated into Spanish as a book for Argentina’s Mar del Plata film festival. It’s called El Proyecto Terciopelo Azul, and Rombes will be […]

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Cinema’s Occupy Zeitgeist

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Rumpus columnist Nicholas Rombes explores the “Occupy zeitgeist” in 2011 cinema over at Filmmaker. Rombes reveals how films such as Drive, Meek’s Cutoff, Martha Marcy May Marlene, and Tree of Life, while seemingly “far removed” from the movement, “speak to Occupy anxieties of this past year.” “…It’s possible that films like Tree of Life somehow […]

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Do Not Screen

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Rumpus columnist Nicholas Rombes‘ latest project Do Not Screen is reviewed here. The piece explores Rombes’ take on film and what is “in between” the project’s process and result. “By leaving space for the time, Do Not Screen displays the gaps and preserves the possibility spaces. The ideal outcome may be something that is beautifully […]

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #22: Nicholas Rombes in Conversation with Alex Smith

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Alex Smith lives in New York City, where he works as a homepage editor at MSN and as a freelance contributor for the New Yorker. During the interview, Alex drank a Kingfisher, and Rombes an Oberon. Some of Alex’s writing can be found at Flaming Pablum.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #17: Nicholas Rombes in Conversation with Joseph Sullivan

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Joseph Sullivan works as a user experience designer for a large trade association in Chicago. “A user experience designer,” he said, “used to be called an information architect. Someone recently defined the job as ‘building structures,’ and that’s about right. Another way to think about it: I try to represent the users of our websites […]

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Punk Rock Explained

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I have an admission to make. I’m one of those people who changes the subject whenever punk rock comes up. Don’t get me wrong. I like the music. But I refuse to memorize the name of the Sex Pistols’ first bassist, I don’t understand the difference between all the different sub-genres,  and I’m always hoping no […]

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