Morning Bites: Mapping Gay Talese, Celebrating Poetry, Welcoming Spring, and More

Always looking his best.

“I don’t use notebooks. I use shirt boards.” You might have seen it floating around, but let’s look at it again: Gay Talese’s story map of “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold.”

Jane Goodall is being accused of stealing some of the sparkling prose on Wikipedia for her book Seeds of Hope.

Poetry’s blog Harriet is celebrating National Poetry Month (it’s April, don’t forget) with posts from poets who’ve never written for the blog, including Vol. 1 favorites Anthony Madrid and Vanessa Place.

Music festivals augur spring, and the fashion trends, if we can call them that, begin. From diamonds on your face to “straight-up bras” at Ultra 2013.

Celebrate artifice and cheap fun! BAM is showing low-budget spectacles from Jacques Rivette and Bob Byington, and BOMB has some reviews.

Won’t you follow WORD Jersey City’s new Twitter account? They’re opening this summer. We want it to be summer now.

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