Patrick Bateman Meets Kanye West

It seems that Yahoo called it a year ago with the article “Scott Disick is a Bret Easton Ellis Character,” which broke down the 1980s preppy looks of Kourtney Kardashian’s Long Island-born beau. Somebody else obviously thought that, because the news is out that fellow Kardashian lover, Kanye West, has tapped Disick to star in a video that is apparently an homage to American Psycho. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.

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Morning Bites: Emily St. John Mandel, Fox Mole Gets a Deal, Bret Easton Ellis and Your Novel, and More

Benjamin Samuel of Electric Literature talks to Jacket Copy about Recommended Reading. Roxane Gay tackles Girls at The Rumpus. Also, Roxane Gay has just made all other think pieces on Girls totally irrelevant. Book Riot talks to Emily St. John Mandel. Bret Easton Ellis will review your novel for $5,000. Who doesn’t love fictional rich people of the 1980s?  (It seemed fitting to post this after something about Bret Easton Ellis.) The Fox Mole got a really sweet book deal. Follow Vol. […]

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The Greatest Books I’ve Never Read, Part 3: Bret Easton Ellis’ “Less Than Zero”

In each volume of his bound-to-be-award-winning series “The Greatest Books I’ve Never Read”, avid procrastinator Nick Curley profiles a renowned tome of fiction that, for a variety of reasons, he has not gotten around to completing during his tenure on this earth. In other words: an almost entirely uninformed book review. This series aims to be confessional, cathartic, and as embarrassing as possible. It is an inquiry into non-reading where reading should have been: a descent into the illiterate soul. Join […]

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