Alexander Billet is a Marxist author and activist in Chicago, Illinois. He writes about music, theater, film and literature, and is also a published poet. A member of the editorial board at Red Wedge magazine, he is also working on his first book, titled Shake the City.

Special interests include past avant-garde arts movements and sub-cultures, memory and perception of time, dys/utopia, Gothicism in popular culture (particularly horror and sci-fi), the manipulation of public space, combined and uneven development, and post-war culture of the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc.
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