Dan Sumners

April 2011

Murder Ballad

The combustion engine is crude, a barely harnessed explosion upon which the conveyed rides as if it didn’t exist. Yet the car occupies an exalted space in a human being’s life: people name them; lavish upon them more affection than they do their sexual partner; become emotionally attached to the fate of metal, glass and plastic.

Fiction
May 2007

Novels are novels and films are films

This adaptation comes either from a cursory reading and understanding of Dostoyevsky’s novel, or, more likely, an impulse to bring it to a wider audience that chooses to ignore the fact that the only way one can truly interact with Dostoyevsky is through his writing.

Culture Wars was included in creativetourists’ Top 25 UK Arts & Culture Blogs 2009.