Afternoon Bites: Hope Larson’s Short Film, James Murphy and Harold Pinter, Claire Messud Interviewed, Greg Tate on Kanye West, and More


James Murphy is writing the music for an upcoming Broadway production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal.

“West begs to differ, or at least suggest sonically on “Black Skinhead” that 21st-century hip-hop could benefit from a few choice re-animations of Adam Ant and Bow Wow Wow.” Greg Tate on Yeezus.

David Weigel on China’s answer to The Social Network.

Edward Kelsey Moore on playing the cello and writing his first novel, The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat.

Hope Larson, known for numerous excellent graphic novels, has made a short film.

Claire Messud was interviewed on the Bat Segundo Show.

Royal Young talked with Heeb.

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