Ezra Pound’s daughter wants to take the poet’s legacy away from fascists. Google, Wikipedia, and other websites protest SOPA. The 39th annual Village Voice Pazz & Jop poll is out, and two Vol. 1 editors voted: Jason Diamond and Tobias Carroll. “Alice B. Toklas baked for her.” – Rosamond Bernier has led a sweet life. NPR discusses her new memoir, Some Of My Lives. Speaking of Alice B. Toklas: Gertrude Stein gets the Yale treatment. Sara Levine talks to Chicago Magazine about Treasure […]
Ugly Duckling Presse (2010) ,88 p. Reviewed by Laura Wetherington What do you get when you cross David Antin’s talk poems, William Carlos Williams’ Paterson, and Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro”? Ten Walks/Two Talks. That’s what. This book by Jon Cotner & Andy Fitch composed in four parts, depicts the urban ecosystem as its living, breathing protagonist. Here New York plays the hero. A constellation of character sketches, including, “two blonds…thrilled to be tall,” the “guys […]
Bites: An Andy Warhol, Unstoppable Eggers, Paris Review, Stephen King Doing Vampires, Chuck Biscuits Ain’t Dead, Sufjan, and more.
A bunch of people at the New York Review of Books ask that question “What is an Andy Warhol?” I guess this self-portrait would count. Lit. You can’t stop another Dave Eggers-related film from being made. You just can’t “Hyperbolic? Perhaps, but the sentiment is genuine.” Chuck Palahniuk’s blog weighs in on the Paris Review Interviews. So does The Millions. Richard Rushfield wrote a book about going to Hampshire College, and likes Pere Ubu, Joy Division, and Dinosaur Jr. I […]