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At Coldfront: Jon Leon’s Look at American Gigolo’s Ethical Materialism October 17, 2012: The most current iteration of Coldfront's feature "Poets Off Poetry" has got Jon Leon writing on none other than the old wiseman's tale, American Gigolo, which stars a young, hunky Richard Gere, that being news of course only if you have not managed to feast on the masterwork yourself. Leon writes: "As the poet William Blake notes, 'The road [...] by

Eric Amling & Jon Leon Together AT LAST at BOMB June 5, 2012: Eric Amling interviews Jon Leon for BOMB. Amling, remarking on the "soft lens" over the pages of Leon's new book, The Malady of the Century (Futurepoem 2012), talks to Leon about the attraction of the bi-coastal lifestyle ("It’s only attractive to the limit that anything out of reach is potentially attractive"); freedom (Amling quotes Lisa [...] by

Blake Butler Reviews Dodie Bellamy, Jon Leon, Tomaž Šalamun for VICE May 21, 2012: Over at VICE, Blake Butler has reviewed three books that cause the good reader to reflect momentarily on sex and power. Dodie Bellamy's Cunt-Ups (Tender Buttons, 2001), a cult favorite, if we may encourage the term (and maybe this one's ready for a reprint); Jon Leon's newest, The Malady of the Century (Futurepoem 2011); and, unexpectedly for [...] by

Brandon Brown on Lana Del Ray & Jon Leon March 1, 2012: Fantastic. Brandon Brown responds to Jon Leon's The Malady of the Century, just out from Futurepoem Books. Right off the bat, Brown compares the melodramatic "malady" to Lana Del Ray's recent video for "Video Games." Leon and Del Ray both remind Brown "that the real present malady of our new century is a decline in sensibility." [...] by