Martin Billheimer

Martin Billheimer is the author of Mother Chicago: Truant Dreams and Specters of the Gilded Age. He lives in Chicago.

The Lobster Crawl to Revolution

Puppet Akutagawa

Under the Sigh of Phantom Commerce

Forsaken Identities: Brujes-la-Morte

His Masters’ Vice: Jimmy Savile’s England

Modernity: Never Shutting Up

Goodbye, Utopia

Cassandra and Her Complex: NATO’s New Literary Project

Idiocy in Theory and Practice

The Strange Case of Andrew Roberts and the Liberal Anglosphere

At the Cusp: Marcel Brion

There is No Vacation Anymore

In the American Snake Oil Stain

Palpitations of the Pulps

“The Cops & the Klan Go Hand in Hand!”

The Other Gorgon: Surrealism & Photography, c. 1929

The Yiddish Art of Suicide

Knight Crawlers

In Memoriam X 7: The Late, Late al Baghdadi

Oulipo Goes to Japan

To Vanish Jack the Ripper

A Clerk’s Guide to the Unspectacular, 1914

Sylvan Shock Theater

The Gothic and the Idea of a ‘Real Elite’

Closed Shave: T. O. Bobe, the Girl and Curl

Fourth Shift Chicago

Night Life of the Odd: Jean Ray’s Whisky Tales

American Advertising Cookbooks and Our Sons of Bitches

Remedios Varo: A Cure for Magic Out of Chance

Late Year’s Hits for the Hanging Sock

The Bitter Tears of Portland Stone

Here Cochise Everywhere

La Grand’Route: Waiting for the Bus

White & Red Aunts, Capital Gains and Anarchy

Resident Aliens: “The Brickeaters,” a Novel by The Residents

Childhood, Ferocious Sleep

Ivan Albright’s Eyes

Frankenstein’s Burden

Withering Highs: Hashish at the Fin de Siècle

The Devil in the Plow, Clock & Book

Haunting Ourselves

The Grin in the Fog

Beyond the 120 Days of the Silicon Valley Dolls

The General’s Tongue

Assassins of the Image: the CIA as Cultural Gatekeeper

The Specter of Preservation

Homer’s Iliad, la primera nota roja

Landscape War: Vegas and District

The Phantom of Justice in Indian Country

Savior Indifference