On “People’s Theatre”


Fifth Estate # 314, Fall 1983

The stage is set, houselights go out, curtain opens and a poignant silence reigns as actors hit the stage. Always the audience looks at the skin; arms and legs, usually attractive faces. The audience licks its lips. Honest observation must …

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Sex and Pain


Fifth Estate # 314, Fall 1983

If you are reading this right now, you are not making love. But you are presumably not assembling cars nor doing the dishes either. In this essay about sex you will not learn new techniques, ideas or perspectives. You might …

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Art, Life & Death


Fifth Estate # 325, Spring, 1987

FE note: This is one of three responses to John Zerzan’s “The Case Against Art,” in FE #324, Fall 1986. The other two articles are: “A ‘Culture-in-Action’” by George Bradford and “Journal Notes on Art” by George Bradford. // Share …

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Some Kind Words about Language


Fifth Estate # 315, Winter, 1984

In response to John Zerzan, “Language: Origin & Meaning” FE #315, Winter 1984. // Share this on…