Here's an excerpt from an
essay the Eyeshot editor has on Swink that just went up today: "What
I’m really insisting on here is the need for a literary fundamentalist
takeover of the United States of America. Let’s take over the country and
transform the 50.7% who re-elected George W. Bush in 2004 into walking-reading
foot soldiers for good. We’ll strap solar panels to their heads and backs
and windmills to their foreheads and shoulders, we’ll send them on walking-reading
jaunts through areas nearly obliterated by decades of lack of concern among
self-interested Americans. Think of all the sustainable energy they’ll
make, offsetting their Sasquatchian carbon footprint as they march endlessly
through blighted areas, and those who have tools and skills can work to
repair some buildings and . . ."
also talks about Werner Herzog, Bruno Schulz, and Rocky.
For those interested in learning more about how to libambulate, there
is this resource.
One day we might try reading
Please note that Eyeshot does not endorse reading