In our afternoon reading: revisiting the music of Bikini Kill, Jeff Jackson and Martin Riker in conversation, and more.
The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
Morning Bites: Ling Ma, Kat Gardiner Interviewed, Revisiting Cristina Rivera Garza, Swearin’, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Ling Ma and Cristina Rivera Garza, an interview with Kat Gardiner, and more.
by TJ Fuller
One Friday I linger until I am alone and start rifling through my coworkers’ cubes. We sell security systems and we save everything: sales scripts, client binders, marketing folders. We notate lead lists and pocket bar napkins. Me too. My drawers don’t lock either. My notes expose me. I’m sure I’m not the only snooper.
Weekend Bites: Kiese Laymon, Diane Williams Interviewed, Megan Boyle, Revisiting “Orlando,” and More
In our weekend reading: thoughts on books by Kiese Laymon and Virginia Woolf, an interview with Diane Williams, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Matthew Revert and Vanessa Rossetto, Chaya Bhuvaneswar’s Playlist, Revisiting Hagiwara Sakutarō, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on new music by Matthew Revert and Vanessa Rossetto, a playlist from Chaya Bhuvaneswar, and more.
Morning Bites: Gerald Murnane’s Album, Nicole Chung’s Memoir, John Wray, Deborah Eisenberg Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Gerald Murnane’s new album and Nicole Chung’s new book, an interview with John Wray, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jeff Jackson, Harmony Holiday Poetry, Brian Alan Ellis, William Boyd on Music, and More
In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Jeff Jackson’s new book, a review of Swearin’s new album, and much more.