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Nicholas Rombes

Nicholas Rombes is author of the forthcoming novel The Absolution of Robert Acestes Laing (Two Dollar Radio Press) and Ramones, from the 33 1/3 series. His work has appeared in The Believer, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Filmmaker Magazine. He is a professor in Detroit, Michigan.

Articles

‘The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing’ by Nicholas Rombes

‘The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing’ by Nicholas Rombes

Mostly it’s just Laing talking. In his room in the abandoned motel in Wisconsin....

Berfrois Films

Berfrois Films

I’d rather it was an adventure novel, or a sex-romp novel. As it is,...

Nicholas Rombes on Tommy Ramone

Nicholas Rombes on Tommy Ramone

Tommy Ramone the avant-gardist. Buried in a few obituaries and reminiscences about Tommy Ramone...

70-Minute Mark by Nicholas Rombes et al.

70-Minute Mark by Nicholas Rombes et al.

The different tools used to capture the frame and the wild variety in terms...

Nicholas Rombes on Lou Reed

Nicholas Rombes on Lou Reed

This is not another obituary, another retrospective, another "Lou Reed's songs were the soundtrack...

‘Escape / Hatch’ by Nicholas Rombes

‘Escape / Hatch’ by Nicholas Rombes

by Nicholas Rombes The bleeding edge, Mr. Pynchon, give it back. The way way...

A Very Dark Bargain by Nicholas Rombes

A Very Dark Bargain by Nicholas Rombes

Right at the phrase “…Black beads and broke” – I felt the sharp kick...

128X

128X

The chance entrance to the city before it disappeared. Thoughts hanging like bodies from...

‘Drone Wars: Episode II’ and ‘Torture Stories’ by Nicholas Rombes

‘Drone Wars: Episode II’ and ‘Torture Stories’ by Nicholas Rombes

Drone Wars: Episode II Let me press yourself into your fucking self until you...

Nicholas Rombes: Minecrafting Realism

Throughout his career, but especially in writings from the 1950s gathered together as the...

‘The Removals, Part Three’ by Nicholas Rombes

‘The Removals, Part Three’ by Nicholas Rombes

by Nicholas Rombes -  Now it’s time to leave the capsule if you dare....

‘The Removals, Part Two’ by Nicholas Rombes

‘The Removals, Part Two’ by Nicholas Rombes

by Nicholas Rombes It’s my voice, but not my voice. And yet how to...

‘The Removals, Part One’ by Nicholas Rombes

‘The Removals, Part One’ by Nicholas Rombes

by Nicholas Rombes As we went along they killed a deer, with a young...

‘Blood Wall’ by Nicholas Rombes

‘Blood Wall’ by Nicholas Rombes

Blood Wall, Nicholas Rombes, 2012 by Nicholas Rombes This is the story of a...

Nicholas Rombes: Punk

Nicholas Rombes: Punk

Mark Perry, the founder of one of the earliest punk fanzines Sniffin' Glue, has...

Nicholas Rombes: Flowers Cover Everything

Nicholas Rombes: Flowers Cover Everything

by Nicholas Rombes 1. My life, in those days, was to be defined by...

Choose the Outdoors

Choose the Outdoors

by Nicholas Rombes 1. A sense of outsideness. Buildings turned inside out on 9-11,...

1Q84 Liberated

1Q84 Liberated

by Nicholas Rombes The first in a series of liberated-book-jacket-set-to-music videos, this is Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 and...

Nicholas Rombes on Olena Kalytiak Davis

Nicholas Rombes on Olena Kalytiak Davis

Olena Kalytiak Davis, photograph by Gerard Malanga by Nicholas Rombes What I said at...