Morning Bites: Blake Butler on “High-Rise,” Roxane Gay Interviewed, Paul Pope, Subway History, and More


At Vice, Blake Butler makes the case for J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise.

If you’ll be in Chicago for this year’s Pitchfork Festival, here are some things to look for in the Book Fort.

There’s an excellent interview with Roxane Gay at The L Magazine.

The New York Times explores the hidden subway entrance to the Knickerbocker Hotel.

At Hyperallergic, Dominic Umile looks at the new edition of Paul Pope’s comic Escapo.

Carl Wilson on “Weird Al” Yankovic.

Matt Gallagher and Leigh Stein were interviewed on the tenth episode of The Catapult.

A look back at Echo and the Bunnymen’s Ocean Rain, at The Quietus.

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