Originally Published: March 4th, 2009

Travis Nichols is the author of two books of poetry: Iowa (2010, Letter Machine Editions) and See Me Improving (2010); and he is the author of two novels: Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder (2012) and The More You Ignore Me (2013). He has contributed to The Believer, Paste, The...

  1. March 4, 2009
     Jason Crane

    Love it. Please keep doing it.
    Jason
    http://jasoncrane.org
    http://thejazzsession.com

  2. March 4, 2009
     Katie G.

    Awesome. The best ever.
    and another worthy Rimbaud aping: http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2007/08/masked_and_anonymous.html

  3. March 4, 2009
     LH

    My cat yawned about 55 seconds in. I thought this wasn't a good sign. I worried I was misinterpreting the medium. I had been enjoying it. But not quite sure if it was good to be enjoying it. Then she stretched her paw out as if to hit pause but she didn't. I was very relieved. I thought you might be too.
    Yours,

  4. March 4, 2009
     Travis Nichols

    It is good to be enjoying it.

  5. March 4, 2009
     Omo Bob

    Fantastic. I also made use of David Wojnarowicz's Rimbaud mask - you can see it here on my blog.
    (http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_5l-JGIWFaWY/SaLVuPtZjmI/AAAAAAAAB54/Yfy_wIqxgyo/s1600-h/Self+Portrait+as+Arthur+Rimbaud,+Harar,1883+II.jpg)
    keep up the good work.
    Refards,
    Omo Bob

  6. March 5, 2009
     J S Graustein

    A welcome bright spot on YouTube. Nice use of bandwidth!

  7. March 5, 2009
     Dorothea Lasky

    This just in:
    TRAVIS NICHOLS IS A GENIUS!

  8. March 6, 2009
     Traci

    I love this. I hope there are plans for more.
    And for more Rimbaud inspiration, here's one of my favorite photos from last year: http://www.slashfilm.com/2008/01/02/rimbaud-vs-rambo/