• NO JUDGMENT ❀ ✿ An Interview with alex cruse

    NO JUDGMENT is a weekly interview series feat. Timeless' lovely writers, so they can begin to assume a shape beyond floating heads in the twittersphere. 
    This week's personal esoterica comes courtesy of alex cruse

    A memorable/embarrassing-in-hindsight early email address or username? What age?

    le bruit ennui, c. age 17; i had to look up its English meaning again (poorly translates to "the boredom noise.")

    You would be named Patron Saint of ______.

    mea culpa

    What is a gift you received that made you feel truly seen?

    a couple years ago my husband surprised me with a hand-typed, early manuscript of Arakawa and Gins' Making Dying Illegal: Architecture Against Death: Original to the 21st Century

    If you gave this current period in your life a song title and/or band name, what would it be and why?

    DON'T TOUCH ME I AM THE GHOST OF MAGNETISM -- daily life's soundtrack / audio tape / other obsolete meda / & ambient alienation ?

    Share yr childhood vs. adulthood ~*comfort object of choice*~ (i.e. a special teddy, blankie, vape/joint, etc.).

    childhood: mom's old electric typewriter.
    adulthood: BIKE

    What is your least favorite food?


    Do you resonate with yr Zodiac Sign? Say more.

    i don't really resonate with astrology, as a concept.

    Last form of “medicine” you offered yourself (can be emotional, spiritual, metaphysical)?

    Yesterday i walked through the Freedom Archives in San Francisco for the first time, an expansive collection of ephemera and media (mid-1960s - mid-1990s) documenting international liberation movements.

    Share 3 of your recent google searches (no judgment xo).

    "how close can you get to lava"
    "the topos of the earth: telescopic and stereoscopic visions of the abyss-in-one"
    "braces age 32 y/n"

    Share a reaction image/gif that represents you during yr writing process.

    representative, albeit static…

    a cross between:


    Learn more about alex cruse here. Her book, CONTRAVERSE, is available for purchase here

  • The Sweet Sweet Taste of Capitalism

    We just found out that we received the Fleishhacker Foundation grant for CONTRAVERSE by alex cruse AND the Zellerbach Family Foundation grant for like a solid to a shadow by Janice Lobo Sapigao!

    <3 <3 <3 to our fabulous grant writer Lauren Levin for holding it down xxxo