Bites: Stephen Elliott in Williamsburg, McSweeney’s Broadsheet, the Original Gossip Girl, Lethem Recommends Poe, Balloon boy FAQ, and more

Stephen Elliott hung out  in Williamsburg (went hard, if you will) and wrote about it on The Rumpus.


  • Speaking of CW television, the go-to teeny-bopper channel for guilty indulgences will next attempt “The March Sisters,” which is–I fear even to write it–“‘Little Women’ meets ‘Sex and the City,’ about working-class siblings who try to make it on Park Avenue.”  Agh, humanity!



  • A photo book about the Nigerian film industry called “Nollywood


  • Unless he writes a novel, we think this “Balloon Boy FAQ” will be the only thing we will post about him.