An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living

An Open Source Journal
published through the Auspices of the Poison Pie Publishing House
Knoxville, Tennessee

 

March 10, 2017
Sisyphus ver. 2.1
The ninth issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue provides a commentary on the changing perception of Sisyphus and the futility that he represents. It focuses on how the human institutions of our modern society have created a new interpretation of Sisyphus. It seems especially relevant in this current climate of corporate efficiency and political partisanship.

 

September 30, 2016
Thoughts on the Annual Review
The eighth issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue provides a commentary by Hebeloma Crustuliniforme on the vocabulary often used in institutionalized annual performance reviews. It provides a criticism of the language then offers alternatives intended to create an annual review process not only more palatable but more productive for superiors and subordinates alike.

 

June 24, 2016
Mary Halvorson vs. Régis Faller: A Juxtaposition of Four-fold Reviews
The seventh issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue features a highly geometric review of four albums by the American guitarist, Ms. Mary Halvorson, and four children's books by the French author and illustrator, Mr. Régis Faller.

 

May 14, 2015
A Literature of Non-Idiomatic Improvisation: A Condensed Statement
The sixth issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue features a reprint of the one-page summary of A Literature of Non-Idiomatic Improvisation, available in issue 5 of the IJEML.

 

May 14, 2015
A Literature of Non-Idiomatic Improvisation
The fifth issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue features a reprint of the seminal article investigating the application of the non-idiomatic improvisational creative process to literature.

 

May 11, 2015
Post-Existential Fantasy: A Definition
The fourth issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue features a letter defining post-existential fantasy and its application to literature.

 

April 10, 2015
Spring Thoughts in Pursuit of the Improvised Novel
The third issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue features a letter discussing the potential of the improvisational creative process in generating a novel.

 

February 23, 2015
Music for a Sunny Day in Japanese
The second issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living, featuring an hour-long playlist composed of the music of Keiji Haino, suitable for a carefree stroll on a sunny day, has been translated by Mr. Takeshi Goda into Japanese. It is available on his blog, A Challenge to Fate.

 

February 5, 2015
Music for a Sunny Day
The second issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue features an hour-long playlist composed of the music of Keiji Haino, suitable for a carefree stroll on a sunny day.

 

April 30, 2014
The Inaugural Issue is Published
The inaugural issue of An International Journal of Exploratory Meta-Living is published. This issue features an uncompromising interview with the Editor-In-Chief of the Poison Pie Publishing House, investigating the philosophical underpinnings as well as the practical survival techniques of the PPPH.