North of Onhava

Official Website of Novelist and Screenwriter James Greer

Month: March, 2011

Gloria Monday

I seem to have made some pretty anodyne recommendations to read/listen/see/read (in that order, please!) for The Rattling Wall‘s tumblr. For those who find the above graphic illegible, it says something like exactly this: JAMES GREER SAYS: READ THIS POEM: Paul Valéry, Le Cimitière Marin. One of many sources from which I stole to make […]

The Rattling Wall

Another day, another promising new literary magazine in Los Angeles to which I contributed a story about I forget what. And another launch party or reading and reception or I’m not sure exactly what, to which you (and you) are invited. More information about The Rattling Wall and its star-studded (obviously I don’t mean me) […]

Belatedly Yrs

I’ve been meaning to post this forever. And keep forgetting. For the occasion of his 80th birthday, Atelier Carvalho Bernau Design created a Jean-Luc Godard font that more or less recreates the font JLG has generally used for his titles, intertitles, and credits sequences since… forever. You can download the font for free here. And […]

Renato Berta

If you happen to be in Paris, my good friend Renato Berta, the cinematographer behind such amazing films as Louis Malle’s Au revoir les enfants and Alain Resnais’ Smoking / No smoking, to name only two, is being fêted by the Cinematheque Francaise throughout the month of March. More information can be found here. Tweet

Michelangelo Red Antonioni Blue

If you’re at all a fan of the director Michelangelo Antonioni (and if you’re not, I would like to meet you, because you must be very strange) then you might enjoy this article in the BFI’s Sight & Sound. Were there time and/or world enough I would expand on several points discussed in the article. […]

You Are Listening to Los Angeles

Or New York, or San Francisco, or Chicago, or Montreal. Hear here. Tweet

Supermoon Alert

   Please be sure to hide your moon-related valuables. Tweet

Situationist: the App

Presented without comment. More info here. North of Onhava does not endorse situationism, but also does not not endorse situationism, depending on the situation. Tweet

You Can’t Challenge Forward Progress

The very observant among you may have noted the disappearance of one or two events previously scheduled under the convenient heading “Events” elsewhere on this site. For reasons of logistics I have had to withdraw my participation from certain readings that I would otherwise have been delighted to attend. The time machine promised me by […]