Afternoon Bites: Shya Scanlon on “Twin Peaks,” Great Fictional Vacations, A New Sarah Gerard Essay, Sufjan Stevens Covers Arthur Russell, and More


“As with Twin Peaks, the challenge for the viewer is always that, faced with the superficiality of camp, one is tempted to laugh off the intensity and depth of the struggle. But it was truly the juxtaposition itself that interested Lynch.” Shya Scanlon wrote about revisiting Twin Peaks for The Believer.

Emma Straub discusses great fictional holidays.

The Times has a terrific essay from Sarah Gerard on veganism and radical politics.

Michael J. Seidlinger discussed Civil Coping Mechanisms with the Huffington Post.

Sufjan Stevens covered Arthur Russell’s “A Little Lost.”

The Dissolve reviewed James Franco’s adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s Child of God.

Joe Hill was interviewed about the adaptation of his novel Horns.

Dolan Morgan discussed his writing process.

The Quietus has a look at Kevin J.H. Dettmar’s book on Gang of Four’s Entertainment!

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