Weekend Bites: Dyson on Illmatic, National Bookstore Day, Bolaño “myth building”, Sesame Street, Dirty Projectors, and More.


Michael Eric Dyson wrote a book on Nas and his landmark album, Illmatic that is due out in January. Born to Use Mics is discussed in a few places:

Nah Right


Daily Swarm


  • The Guardian reviews James Ellroy’s Blood’s a Rover.

Sesame Street is 40!

Music stuff.

Feline obsession.

Yum and “yum”.

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