In our afternoon reading: nonfiction by Anthony Veasna So, a review of Matt Bell’s new novel, and more.
In our morning reading: new writing by Sarah Gerard, an interview with Slant 6, and more.
If you read Vol. 1 Brooklyn enough, you probably realize by now that some of us come from punk rock backgrounds. We’ve made zines, been in bands, gone on tour, and maybe dyed our hair an awkward shade of green once or twice. That’s why we’re beyond thrilled to announce the lineup for The Greatest 3-Minute Punk Stories Ever, taking place at Public Assembly on April 10th. As always, the event is free, and starts at 7:30. Each reader will […]
On Wednesday, January 5th, 2011, join Vol. 1 Brooklyn editors in this discussion with four authors as they talk about the decade that punk broke, sold out and eventually died — but not before changing the faces of music, politics and popular culture. Featuring: Sara Marcus (Author of Girls to the Front: The True Story of Riot Grrrl Revolution), Eric Davidson (New Bomb Turks, Author of We Never Learn: The Gunk Punk Undergut, 1988-2001), Norman Brannon (Texas is the Reason, […]
Weekend Bites: The Whale Reviewed, Hitchens on Animal Farm, Shields on Colbert, PJ Harvey Doing Zoetrope, and More
Philip Hoare’s The Whale is reviewed. Christopher Hitchens revisits Animal Farm. David Shields meets Colbert Great Gatsby meets the NBA playoffs. New issue of Agriculture Reader is out. We interviewed the people behind it for their last issue. Kevin Sampsell made a bunch of videos of AWP. Bookworm interviews Elif Bautman. PJ Harvey is designing an upcoming issue of Zoetrope: All Story. Another guide for living like Holden Caulfield. Neutral Milk Hotel + ukulele =’s great happiness.