Shoot the Boss Man, Man, Man

Film & Video
Daniel James McCabe interviews Xavier Fauthoux

Xavier Fauthoux is an award winning producer and director at Shoot the Boss, a French independent digital animation, interactive, Motion graphic, and VFX studio. His original music video for James Brown’s “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” won the Saatchi and Saatchi Music Video Challenge 2012.

What Are You Doing?

a conversation with Bettina

Film & Video
by Jimi Pantalon and Daniel James McCabe

Glasschord interviews Bettina, who has lived in the Chelsea Hotel for more than thirty years, a gem hidden away in a corner of one of the most legendary destinations in the New York art world. Her body of work, amassed through decades of quiet proliferation, employs various media to deal with themes as diverse as universality, distortion (both natural and synthetic), and hidden truth.

Poem for the Common Class

Prose
by Daniel James McCabe

make room now you!
make room! aside!
for the marching cavalcade of rusted giants
passing by
aside now, aside

Intent and the 99 Percent

Prose

by Daniel James McCabe

Our poisoned hearts must be cured. And the most difficult battle to be won against the enemy in the future must be fought within ourselves, with an exceptional effort that will transform our appetite for hatred into a desire for …

Letter on Nostrum

Prose

by Daniel James McCabe

Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease. -Hippocrates, ca. 400 BC On February 27th of 2009 the New York Times ran yet another piece on AstraZeneca, the London-based pharmaceutical giant whose name had grown increasingly familiar to …

2012 Glasschord Themes

Mixed Media

One aim of Glasschord Magazine is to create a community of contemporary artists and writers and broaden exposure of their work. All submitted work is subject to the approval of our editorial staff to ensure that we provide viewers with …

Mixed Media

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that …

A Letter on Conformity

Mixed Media

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinions; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the …

Letter on Athletics

Mixed Media

Jackie Gleason, The Great One, started at the bottom. As a young man in the 1930s he worked the New York club circuit, performing in small venues in Brooklyn and New Jersey before finding enough success to take the long …

Letter on Idolatry

Mixed Media
by Daniel James McCabe

At around 2500 BC, a minimum of 20,000 workers broke ground on an unprecedented feat of labor and engineering. Construction lasted for some four generations, and in the end the pyramids at Giza would serve as tombs to the Pharaohs, …

Letter on Masks

Mixed Media

  Cover art by Jon Legere There will be time, there will be time To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet; -T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock God hath given you one face, …

Basso Profundo

Prose
by Daniel James McCabe

My mother’s father, Diego Francesco Candela, was born in an apartment building in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn in 1927.

Letter on Eros

Prose
by Daniel James McCabe

Cover art by Don Doe The force that through the green fuse drives the flower Drives my green age -Dylan Thomas   Urge and urge and urge, Always the procreant urge of the world. -Walt Whitman   I want To …

Life and the Veil

Photography
by Emma Ishta

  photography by Daniel James McCabe   When love beckons to you, follow him,   Though his ways are hard and steep.   And when his wings enfold you yield to him,   Though the sword hidden among his pinions …

Letter on Shelter

Mixed Media
by Daniel James McCabe

Cover photograph by Gregory MacAvoy Welcome to Glasschord Magazine’s third online release. Since January we have had the honor of carrying work from a broad and dynamic assemblage of artists, and this issue’s content reflects an even wider circle of …

Letter on Provenance

Prose
by Daniel James McCabe

Cover photograph by Gregory MacAvoy In this second issue of Glasschord Magazine we welcome a number of new contributors into our growing community. We have new work from Bermudian artist James Cooper, Brooklyn-based photographer Sheila Griffin, painter and priest Paul …

A Letter on Rebirth

Mixed Media
by Daniel James McCabe

“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us in our soundest sleep. I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable …