In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Julia Wertz’s new book, recommended works of autumnal horror, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a Memorial Day reading list, an interview with Dan Bejar, notes on urban blight, an excerpt from the novel Haints Stay, and more.
Finding common ground in the works of Dan Bejar and Javier Maías, thoughts on Jess Row’s new novel and Pallbearer’s new album, music from The Aislers Set, an interview with Paul Pope, and more.
Morning Bites: Nora Ephron’s Books, Amanda Petrusich on 78s, Chris Abani, Courtney Maum Interviewed, and More
The surreal side of science fiction, an excerpt from Amanda Petrusich’s look at record collectors, interviews with Courtney Maum and Kyle Minor, and more.
This afternoon: notes on Destroyer’s new EP, Cari Luna’s new novel is reviewed, horror fiction is discussed, and more.
Morning Bites: Morrissey’s Autobiography, New Blake Butler Fiction, Sholem Aleichem Bio, Bejar/Heti Musical, and More
Thoughts on Morrissey’s autobiography; Dan Bejar and Sheila Heti have collaborated on a musical; the art of American malls; and more.
Posted by Jason Diamond Dan Bejar records music under the moniker Destroyer. He also plays with The New Pornographers. I’m sorry to say that I hardly give a shit about the latter point, but I think when Bejar is left to his own devices, he is one of the best lyric writers in music. I reviewed his latest album, Kaputt, today at another site, but I figure in the spirit of things that I’d post this video of him doing […]