Summer 2015


Colors / Cadmium Red

Erica BaumBursting in air

Thing / No. 4

Sally O’Reilly, Leland de la Durantaye, and Adam JasperLeft to their own devices

Ingestion / Farcical Farces

Allen S. WeissThe stuff of friendship

Inventory / Wheels of Desire

Jon CalameCataloguing the aspirations of American RV owners


A City for Poets and Pirates

Reinaldo LaddagaGabriele D’Annunzio and the Fiume adventure

The Internet of Snails

Justin E. H. SmithEscargotic commotion and the wood-wide web

Artist Project / Who Is Jimmy Buckles?

Nancy DavenportRenovating the UN

Instant Masterpiece

Dennis JelonnekRaphael’s Transfiguration, transfigured by Polaroid

Autobiographical Bodies

Alice ButlerReading “Sparraw’s Kneecaps”

Sacrament to Street Food

Aden KumlerThe troubled history of the waffle

Jubrique Update

Visiting our Andalusian stronghold


Inside Jobs

Geoff ManaughBurrowing for books

Give and Take

D. Graham BurnettThe contingencies of trust

A Phony Claim?

Margherita PelitiAntonio Meucci contra Alexander Graham Bell

The Robber and the Robbed

Jerry TonerTheft in ancient Rome

Gift of General Dodds

Julian LucasThe plundering of Dahomey

Inside the Mechanical Turk

CabinetAmazon’s microtasking platform and the question of stolen labor


Postcard / Dialing for Free with Captain Crunch

John Draper and the phreakers

Bookmark / Thou Shalt Not Steal (This Book)

Biblical injunction

Kiosk / Summer 2015

CabinetIn the nooks and crannies