“As a member of the generation that learned everything we know from that show, my interest in The Simpsons-approved Poe eventually led me to experiment with Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Villon, and a bunch of other scumbags who tried to sweet-talk their way to easy street.” – Erik Bryan talks about Edgar Allan Poe’s cottage for The Morning News.
- The Millions takes a look at the slacker novel.
- Jon Cotner and Claire Hamilton go to a MoMA party to ask people what they love about art for The Hairpin.
- Largehearted Boy gets some Book Notes from Austin Kleon.
- Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder is reviewed at Oxford American.
- Kelly Clarkson is over Ron Paul.
- Electric Lit. came to our Greatest 3-Minute Movie Stories event.