Next time we do bites, the Rick Moody/Electric Literature Twitter Fiction project shall begin.
- Sam Lipsyte and LCD Soundsystem on the road together in 2010? Over at Drowned in Sound, James Murphy considers it.
Reading the new Sam Lipsyte novel “the ask” now, which comes out around the time the LCD record does, so maybe we could have the most absurdly awkward co-headlining tour together… Brixton and bookstores??
- New York Times 100 Notable Books of the Year.
- Even though the airline industry is in trouble, it can still save print.
- How the C.I.A. does what they do.
- Even though the review starts off with the quote “I have no biography”, we fast find out that John Cheever was wrong.
- Dangerous Minds has an interesting essay on experimental filmmaker, mystic, bohemian, and “colorful guy”, Harry Smith.
- NPR tells about the life and times of A Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack writer Vince Guaraldi.
- If Brian Eno says uncool is dead, then it’s dead. Okay?
- President Obama’s sweet ass first year.