Morning Bites: Joan of Arc’s birthday, Kate Christensen’s pork dumplings, Björk in New York, Hitchens’ last, and more

  Syd Barrett, Carl Sandburg, and Joan of Arc were all born on this day. Kate Christensen’s recipe for pork dumplings with scallion-ginger sauce. Vanity Fair runs Christopher Hitchens’ final column, “Charles Dickens Inner Child.” New fiction by J.E. Reich up at fwriction.  (Then check out Reich’s Sunda Story.) Björk is going to be hanging out in New York quite a bit. 3 words: Ancient British porn. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr. Got tips for Bites?  Info@Vol1brooklyn.com

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Music for Yom Kippur Weekend: Bjork & Antony, Parenthetical Girls, Gayngs

Posted by Jason Diamond I’m not going to be doing anything fun for the 24 hours after sundown.   Just sitting around, fasting, and feeling shitty about everything I’ve done in the last year.  At least I’ll have music. I won’t have “Flétta,” the stunning duet between Antony and Bjork that was up on Stereogum yesterday, because the song wasn’t officially supposed to go up; and what isn’t supposed to go up, must come down.  This was my first encounter with […]

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