In our afternoon reading: thoughts on photography, an interview with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and much more.
Morning Bites: Carmen Maria Machado Fiction, The Chills, sam sax Interviewed, Alex Gilvarry, and More
In our morning reading: fiction by Carmen Maria Machado, an interview with sam sax, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: The Cramps, Nathan Englander Interviewed, Lisa Locascio Nonfiction, Jarret Middleton, and More
In our afternoon reading: revisiting a classic album by The Cramps, essays by Alex Gilvarry and Jarret Middleton, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Alex Gilvarry and Morgan Parker, thoughts on Rainer Maria’s new album, and more.
In our morning reading: essays by Susannah Felts and Roxane Gay, a playlist from Matthew Zapruder, and more.
Review by Jon Reiss From the Memiors of a Non-Enemy Combatant by Alex Gilvarry (Viking, 320 p.) From the Memiors of a Non-Enemy Combatant is the story of Boyet (Boy for short) Hernandez, a Philippine-born aspiring designer who, having grown up in admiration of his fabric slinging uncle, lusts for a future as New York’s most desirable, heterosexual male clothing designer (of which there area bout 10.) Living off a meager allowance from his parents, Boy is barely able to afford an apartment in […]
Morning Bites: William Gibson’s future, Jim Carroll Vs. Gil Scott-Heron, Alex Gilvarry, Dirty Three, and more
Zach Baron had heard rumors of a high school football rivalry between Jim Carroll and Gil Scott-Heron. He discusses it at The Daily. Alex Gilvarry talks to NPR about From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant. Edith Wharton: born into wealth, great writer, kinda awkward. Pay attention to this Leonard Cohen kid who has a poem in this week’s New Yorker. He’s gonna be huge. We’re living in William Gibson’s future. The New York Times on Gibson’s Distrust That Particular Flavor. At Slate: Matthew […]