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.
Weekend Bites: SFJ on Yauch, Preppy Animals Crackers, NPR on a Fug, Bushwick Daily, 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
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.
When Magazines Were Better #1
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 […]