Mourning, Denial, and Racial Violence in the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part II)

Jonathan Chou // For Part I: Mourning, Denial, and Racial Violence in the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part I) No sacrifice is excessive Faced with something supposedly novel, it is easy to imagine that what is happening has never happened before. Sontag wrote AIDS and Its Metaphors in 1988. She describes the fear and panic that the AIDS epidemic…

His Wife (No. 8847)

Jonathan Chou // His Wife (No. 8847) History from wife. The water came in through painted rain pipes. It was not paint but a daub of lard on his wife’s dress. She didn’t remove it after all.1 Things didn’t go smoothly. Furniture had to be wiped off. Elix. Iron Phos. Quin. & Strych. Smash the…