In our morning reading: a review of J Mascis’s new album, thoughts on the life of Stan Lee, fiction from Troy James Weaver, and more.
Morning Bites: Melissa Broder’s Playlist, Lidia Yuknavitch, Writers on Fictional Women, Lindy West Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: a playlist from Melissa Broder, Lidia Yuknavitch’s TED Talk, Douglas Wolk on Motown’s history, and more.
Morning Bites: New César Aira, NBCC Awards, Rob Spillman and Elissa Schappell Interviewed, Amateur Night at the Apollo, and More
In our Friday morning reading: new fiction from César Aira, new nonfiction from Eric Paul, an interview with Rob Spillman and Elissa Schappell, venturing into Amateur Night at the Apollo, notes on Sam Cooke, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Will Chancellor Interviewed, Cord Jefferson, Jac Jemc’s Collection, New Jon DeRosa Music, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Will Chancellor, thoughts on Jac Jemc’s new collection, a fantastic essay from Cord Jefferson, new music from Jon DeRosa, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Revisiting “Eraserhead,” Arthur Russell Archives, Marilynne Robinson, Meredith Graves Interviewed, and More
In our Wednesday afternoon reading: looking back at Eraserhead; interviews with Marilynne Robinson, Arthur Russell, and Meredith Graves; the state of Brooklyn’s DIY venues; Alex Flynn on superheroes; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Bob Odenkirk’s Book, Tobi Vale on La Sera, Kim Zupan, A Nicholas Rombes Excerpt, and More
Bob Odenkirk is interviewed, an excerpt from Nicholas Rombes’s forthcoming novel, Kim Zupan’s novel reviewed, Meredith Graves on the unsettling subtext of an indie rock feud, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Revisiting “Live at the Apollo,” Linda Thompson on Leonard Cohen, Discussing Lena Dunham, Luluc’s Latest, and More
Douglas Wolk revisits his book on James Brown, a roundtable discussion of Lena Dunham’s book, Linda Thompson on the latest from Leonard Cohen, Colin Dickey has a Star Trek theory, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Norman Lock Revisits Huck Finn, Emma Straub Interviewed, Lower’s Latest, Glenn O’Brien, and More
Interviews with Emma Straub and Glenn O’Brien, a review of Norman Lock’s The Boy in His Winter, Brandon Stosuy on the latest from Lower, and more.