Oh No Everything is Wet Now
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Oh No Everything is Wet Now

4.85 of 5 stars 4.85  ·  rating details  ·  34 ratings  ·  7 reviews
An electronic telenovela in verse. Oh No Everything Is Wet Now is a forking maze of sincerity, video poetry, luchador masks, one hundred thousand cupcakes, and Google Image Search returns. From the hearts and minds of Richard Chiem and Ana Carrete to the weakness in your knees.
Published May 2011 by Magic Helicopter Press

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May 20, 2011 M. rated it 5 of 5 stars
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This is exciting. There are quiet words, a potential melodrama between a man and a lady, but the explosive format is what really makes it. We scroll around a webpage punctuated with text, google image search screenshots, and youtube videos in which the authors reading their words are non-diegetically laid over footage of the authors walking around.
Matt Margo
I read this chapbook on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, and now, as I write this review on Saturday, May 21, 2011, I'm still thinking about Oh No Everything Is Wet Now. Its two prolific authors, Ana C. and Richard Chiem, are young and more or less belong to the desensitized generation about which they write; not that they themselves are similarly bored or constricted to the sort of emotional wandering found within the characters in this chapbook, just that they know such characters well and can probabl...more
A telenovela-inspired plot told through videos and stories and images, navigated by scrolling around a giant page and following (or not following) lines. This is incredible and wonderful and incrediful and wonderble.
James Payne
I started reading the part about the party and it made me think of this party I recently attended where everyone was on MDMA and then the second paragraph said the characters were on MDMA and I thought, "Wow, skilled depiction re: MDMA parties." I like everything else about it as well.
Loved it. New kind of way to read a book or something $$$$
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