In our afternoon reading: new nonfiction by Mitchell S. Jackson and Morgan Jerkins, exploring the music of Iceage, and more.
In our morning reading: Cari Luna interviewed Peter Rock, checking in with Paula Bomer, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Cari Luna Nonfiction, Dischord Records Discussed, 5 Over 50, Jamie Iredell, and More
In our afternoon reading: nonfiction from Cari Luna, fiction from Jamie Iredell, an interview with Donald Ray Pollock, and more.
Morning Bites: Keith Morris Interviewed, Cari Luna on Seth Tobocman, Anna March Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Keith Morris, Cari Luna on a Seth Tobocman graphic novel, and more.
Stacy Wakefield’s debut novel, The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory, just out from Akashic Books, brings the reader deep inside New York’s mid-nineties squat scene. Her protagonist, a keenly observant young woman named Sid, arrives in New York City in 1995, at a time when the established squatting community is struggling to maintain a foothold in the face of overwhelming gentrification. Sid makes her way from the overcrowded, besieged squats of the Lower East Side to a Williamsburg that the brunch-eaters […]
Afternoon Bites: Mohsin Hamid, David Cronenberg Interviewed, Ben Lerner and Silence, Prince in the 1980s, and More
In our Monday afternoon reading: notes on books by Mohsin Hamid, Kathy Acker, and Ben Lerner; thoughts on listening to Prince in the 1980s; an interview with David Cronenberg; and more.
In this episode, we sit around and ramble with the incredibly kind Cari Luna, author of The Revolution of Every Day, current resident of Portland, New Yorker for life. We talk about what it’s like to pull up stakes and move the circus of life to a new city, the history of squatters in NYC, the process of putting together a book on the subject and then getting to know and be a part of that community, gentrification [obviously], and […]
Afternoon Bites: Wendy C. Ortiz Interviewed, Chris Rock’s Latest, Steve Albini on “Dude Incredible,” Peter von Ziegesar, and More
Steve Albini on the latest from Shellac, an interview with Wendy C. Ortiz, thoughts on Chris Rock’s new film, Rizzoli Bookstore has a new location, and more.