Manifestophilis: Lies, Reality, Dreams

Patrick Higgins: Would you say you are a liar? The Devil: Yes. But I’m only saying that to be honest. PH: Are you a compulsive liar? TD: In a sense. I lie compulsively as a choice. My whole being is constructed from compulsion and spontaneity, it’s all eating meals where I can. Ingesting what will give me a new feeling. … Continue reading Manifestophilis: Lies, Reality, Dreams

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Manifestophilis: Experience, Survival, Violence

PH: You seem very concerned with the vagabond’s experience. The temptations of wandering, of homelessness, of the sins of, for lack of a better term, the lower class, or the classless.   The Devil: Of course. That’s what I am: homeless. Cast out. The whole prodigal son story was made because Daddy wanted me to say ‘I’m sorry,’ … Continue reading Manifestophilis: Experience, Survival, Violence

Manifestophilis (Interviews With the Devil): The Future, Movements, Post-Scarcity

Patrick Higgins: In an attempt to move beyond this kind of poisoned postmodernism do you see any hope in other movements such as Neo-Futurism or New Sincerity?  The Devil: Hope isn’t something I’m particularly comfortable with in general. That’s the real problem, because I do want to escape this postmodern swamp, but I’m not necessarily advocating for … Continue reading Manifestophilis (Interviews With the Devil): The Future, Movements, Post-Scarcity

Manifestophilis (Interviews With The Devil): Myths, Gods, Magic

Patrick Higgins: You’re very well read.  The Devil: Well, when so much of the literary canon is about you it can be very useful to keep your finger on the pulse. Find out when you need to shake things up. Keep the heart beating. PH: Would you say you’re the most prominent character in the history … Continue reading Manifestophilis (Interviews With The Devil): Myths, Gods, Magic