Weekend Bites: Banned Bulgakov, Sunday Book Review, Welles on Hemingway, Scotch Talk, Bad Beach Boys and More

Orson Welles talks about his strange friendship with Ernest Hemingway. (Thanks to The Paris Review and Electric Lit. for the h/t.)

Nathaniel Rich on Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita for Guernica’s superb Banned Book Week series.

Steve Almond reviews Irvine Welsh’s Skagboys and Rivka Galchen reviews D.T. Max’s David Foster Wallace biography for the New York Times Sunday Book Review.

Laird Hunt talks music for Largehearted Boy’s Book Notes.

Ten times when Surrealism got really surreal.

Esquire has done the world a favor by putting together this scotch pronunciation guide.

It’s high time to call Mike Love “The Shitty Beach Boy.” Read why at AV Club.

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