In our afternoon reading: looking back at the life and legacy of Toni Morrison, reviews of books by Brian Evenson and Jess Row, and more.
Sasha Frere-Jones on Adam Yauch at The New Yorker. NPR on the life of Ed Sanders. At Slate: Jay McInerney and his wine. Matthew Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces) talks to Dylan Hicks at Largehearted Boy. Katarina Hybenova talks to L Magazine about Bushwick Daily. The real story behing Cinco de Mayo. Lilly Pulitzer designed boxes of Animals crackers. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
William F. Buckley died on this day in 2008. Posting about him is no way to excuse the fact that he was a Joseph McCarthy apologist, that he held bigoted views against homosexuals that would make Rick Santorum blush with delight, was one of the key players in getting Ronald Reagan elected, and a myriad of other inexcusable views and statements.
1. A friend tipped me off to Puss Magazine. Since I don’t speak Swedish, I have no clue what is going on here other than I see a lot of anti-war sloganeering and cool looking Swedes. Any info on this mag would be appreciated. 2. Over at HTMLGiant, Sean Lovelace did the world a favor by linking an interview with Ed Sanders of The Fugs/Fuck You Press. 3. I’ve been looking at Terry Richardson’s new Tumblr, TerrysDiary, because, well, why […]