In our morning reading: interviews with Dan Bejar and Nicole Dennis-Benn, thoughts on literary criticism in 2017, and more.
In our morning reading: Cristina Rivera Garza in conversation with Samantha Hunt, thoughts on the new Destroyer album, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Joni Mitchell, Hernan Diaz’s Playlist, Emily Fridlund, Destroyer’s New Album, and More
In our afternoon reading: Carl Wilson on the new Joni Mitchell biography, new nonfiction by Roxane Gay, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Joe Hill’s new book, an interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Julia Wertz’s Latest, Octavia E. Butler, Claire Messud Interviewed, Dan Bejar, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Julia Wertz’s new book, recommended works of autumnal horror, 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 […]