Graham Johnson. BA fr Columbia University in American Studies. I write under the project name Suspended Reason.
Interests: Aesthetics, post-rationalism (?), metacriticism, fashion, seasteading, literature, pop, the predictive or "Bayesian" brain, religion, pragmatism, Russian formalism, counter-signaling, Bourdieu, nostalgia, RCs, NBA, Random Cloud.
ex-Managing editor for the first U.S. undergraduate journal of art criticism (JAC).
ex-Managing editor for Rare Candy, a print and online music magazine dedicated to fostering underground music.
Convert the old PDFs collecting dust on your hard drive into a form of currency.
SRIG, a project with neural networks where pictures I take are replaced by algorithmically similar images.
Dream Baby Dream, a 2014 radio station for WBAR.
HiFi Snock Uptown, an uptown, DIY music venue I helped start with Michael Blair, Canada Choate, Mabel Taylor, others in 2014.
Faux Pool, a semi-parodic semi-earnest webshop in its early stages.
Wikipedia Contributed Pages
Faux Pool Newsletter
Now-comatose weekly newsletter with experimental computer artist Tim Goodwin and walking rock'n'roll encyclopedia/ArtForum fact-checker Canada Choate. We send letters out every Monday at 4pm.
WritingOscillation / Fashion
Suspended Reason, July 19 2018
New Fiction is Psychic Occupation
Suspended Reason, April 1 2018
Predictive Processing & Art as Cognitive Remodeling
Suspended Reason, March 27 2018
Backgrounding Techniques in Cinema and Literature
Suspended Reason, February 17 2018
"Another Green World"
Ribbonfarm, March 9 2017
Post-Ritual Space: Berghain
Suspended Reason, Dec 23 2016
Ulysses, Wilde, and a Theory of Literary Compression
Suspended Reason, November 7 2016
AdHoc Issue 11 (copy editor)
AdHoc, March 22 2016
Suspended Reason, July 2016
Every Little Star
Suspended Reason, May 2016
Regarding Rockism Parts Two & Three: The Rise of Poptimism and The New Rockism
Rare Candy Magazine, January 28 2016
Regarding Rockism Part One: Black Truths and Noble Savages
Rare Candy Magazine, November 22 2015
Bodega Bay: Our Brand Could Be Your Life
Rare Candy Magazine, August 31 2015
Miguel Gallego: Every Dog Has Zir Day
Rare Candy Magazine, April 7 2015
Interview with A D Jameson, part II
Suspended Reason, April 5 2018
Interview with A D Jameson Part I
Suspended Reason, April 3 2018
Interview with Sarah Perry
Suspended Reason, December 30 2017
Interview with Bodega Bay
Rare Candy, May 1 2015
On-going research channels. Full profile.
I'm also currently running a digital roundtable series for the Are.na blog, focusing on the state and future of the Web. Interviewees include Drew Austin of Kneeling Bus, sociologist Jenny L. Davis of ANU, and Grant Wythoff, Visiting Fellow at Penn State University.