In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ian King and Blake Schwarzenbach, a review of Maryse Meijer’s new book, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a look at a new biography of Joan Didion, Jane Bowles-inspired comics, when Jawbreaker and Jawbreaker Reunion collide, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Elliott Holt Interviewed, Pharos Editions Debuts, Talking with Blake Schwarzenbach, Filming “Radio Free Albemuth,” and More
Elliott Holt talked with The Rumpus; Brandon Stosuy wrote about Deafheaven’s latest; Blake Schwarzenbach was interviewed at The Low Times; Rob Spillman wrote about David Markson; and much more.
I just finished thumbing through Gimmie Something Better: A History of San Francisco Bay Area Punk Rock (Penguin). The following things were thought up in my head: What’s interesting about this book, it isn’ t about New York or LA, it’s about this weird scene that produced one band who sold more records than just about all the important bands from either of those places (Green Day), and gave us some of the most enduring artwork (Winston Smith,Flipper logo, Cometbus […]