Vision

Thine eyes rain down from heaven. –Siouxsie Sioux   I am so exhausted of this particular nightmare imagination that I can’t even feel it anymore, which is to say I am exhausted of feeling, and of the feeling of exhaustion too, And when I look now upon the emptied sound of my voice, When I… More

What Does it Mean to be Critical?

In this essay, published in Fogged Clarity’s 2017 Spring Edition, poet Jeffrey Schultz elucidates the ideological constraints plaguing 21st century conceptions of criticality and critical thought. More

Theoretical Resurrection: Aesthetic Theory and the Anesthetic World

In a December 8, 2016 interview with NPR’s Marketplace, outgoing Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, absolutely unaware, explained clearly enough why we face the potential end of human civilization and the potential end of the world. Arguing that the selling of his coffee could not be compared to the selling of pizza because pizza is “too… More

“Resolution in Loving Memory of Sky and Gooseflesh” (four selections)

Having begun now to burn bright as the fires that bore it, having, As so many things, become of what it was from the first the apparent Equal, transformed only through atomization, through display, Those distinctive signatures of the miraculous and its window dressers’ Ongoing project–Design’s gentrification of a vulgar, impoverished Real–, Which, on-schedule, over-budget,… More

Jeffrey Schultz

Poet Jeffrey Schultz sits down for a discussion with Ben Evans on “Fogged Clarity”. More