Jazz Funeral of the Universal Form by Alex S. Johnson

Past that which we cannot contain symptomatic of the whole, a warbling note catches tempermental fire, the whole shooting match goes up beyond form, containing all, disdaining limits the mother’s immersion accompanied by ecstatic cries her many limbs raised from the sacred river her forehead crested with the jewel of understanding the bath of the … More Jazz Funeral of the Universal Form by Alex S. Johnson

Lester Bangs Lives! Part One by Alex S. Johnson

Lester Bangs was an early hero and inspiration for me. The Senior Editor of Creem magazine during its golden age in Michigan before it moved to L.A., after his death, Bangs was the son of a Jehovah’s Witness mother and drunken ex-con without religious orientation who perished in a house fire he started, dramatically exiting … More Lester Bangs Lives! Part One by Alex S. Johnson