"The plot offers not so much progress as recurrence, duplication, and reiteration." Flore Chevaillier offers one way to fill in the gaps of Joseph McElroy "Canoe Repair."
Chicago art critic John Brunetti reviews The Truth on Tape, a survey of Daniel Wenk's art, and Black Mountain College's Dossier Ray Johnson.
An art installation as much as an "issue," the original site for ebr4, Critical Ecologies, used variations on a concrete poem by Daniel Wenk to guide readers through the "green" and "gray" essays. Another innovation was the introduction of the riposte section.
Former FC2 Co-publisher Curtis White defends radical fiction against Left radical intellectuals.
Scott Rettberg introduces 'New Media Studies': a cluster of reviews, and a term (similar in its emergence to the term 'Postmodernism').
In looking to the future of the 'electronic book,' Ciccoricco digs up some of ebr's manifesto-like remarks of old.