The Quietus checked in with Vini Reilly of the Durutti Column. “Thankfully, feminist collectivism has always offered a powerful antidote to corporate-sponsored atomism in this vein. Indeed, the overarching theme that emerges from Women Make Noise: Girl Bands from Motown to Modern, a strenuous new collection of essays edited by British academic Julia Downes, is that countercultural movements are only ever truly momentous when all-girl units are leading the charge from the bottom up.” Alex Niven on Women Make Noise in the Los […]
Afternoon Bites: Unfilmable Books, Shane Jones Flash Fiction, LeVar Burton, and more
The Believer is interviewing Chris Onstad. We heartily approve. LeVar Burton talks to Hero Complex about his career in television and — relevant to this site — bringing back Reading Rainbow. Shane Jones has new flash fiction up at Tin House. And Jac Jemc has a novel excerpt up at Two Serious Ladies. The AV Club looks at good films made from theoretically unfilmable books. At The Lit Pub, J/J Hastain on J.A. Tyler’s A Shiny Unused Heart: “This is one […]
Afternoon Bites: Chris Onstad’s Breakroom Truffles, Judy Blume On Ryan Gosling, Alexander Chee on Gertrude Stein, And More
Afternoon links for February 23, 2012.
Afternoon Bites: “A Wrinkle In Time” at Fifty, Chris Onstad, Gabrielle Bell, and more
Links of note for the afternoon of January 31, including pieces on “A Wrinkle in Time,” Chris Onstad, and Gabrielle Bell.