Afternoon Bites: Vanessa Veselka on 90s Punk, Revised “My Fair Lady,” Bruce Sterling’s Paranormal Romance, and More

“After dabbling in baroque pop and country, Faithfull drew fresh inspiration from the Sex Pistols and Brierley’s clan in the late 70s, but Broken English is a punk record more in spirit than in sound.” Lindsay Zoladz on the reissue of Marianne Faithful’s Broken English.

Vanessa Veselka talked about her time playing in bands in 90s Seattle. Veselka and Lidia Yuknavitch also discussed Lisa Wells’s Yeah. No. Totally. on the Late Night Library podcast.

Franklin Bruno on linguistic reworkings of My Fair Lady.

The Rumpus has a Super Bowl preview for those who aren’t necessarily football fans.

So apparently, Bruce Sterling has written a paranormal romance.

New Patrick Somerville fiction can be found in the latest Hobart.

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