Interviews with Neil Gaiman, Mimi Lipson, and Kate Christensen; thoughts on Geoff Dyer; new music from Web of Sunsets; talking with goat farmers; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Emma Straub on Beaches, Rock*A*Teens, Jim Ruland on Geoff Dyer, Eleni Sikelianos, and More
Emma Straub on beaches, Jason Diamond on Dave Chappelle’s recent interview, interviews with Jenny Slate and clipping., and more.
Morning Bites: Geoff Dyer Interviewed, Literary Eating, Marissa Nadler, Miles Davis on Film, and More
Talking with Geoff Dyer and Marissa Nadler, revisiting late-80s cult films, the best books about writers, and more.
Morning Bites: Trisha Low, Hamilton Leithauser Reviewed, Talking With Ta-Nehisi Coates, Aaron Burch’s Latest, and More
This morning: interviews with Trisha Low and Ta-Nehisi Coates, reviews of new books from Geoff Dyer and Aaron Burch, Pitchfork on World Cup anthems, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Geoff Dyer, Returned Manuscripts, Stanley Crawford Interviewed, NYHC History, and More
A look at the works of Geoff Dyer, a look at NYHC history, interviews with Carl Wilson and Stanley Crawford, Ted Leo and Aimee Mann playing tv theme songs, and more.
Weekend Bites: Geoff Dyer Interviewed, Shane Jones, Tournament of Books Bracket, Saltz on “Girls,” and More
The influence of Gordon Lish’s workshops, Matthew Specktor and Geoff Dyer talk fiction, an excerpt from Shane Jones’s new novel, and more for your weekend reading.
Let’s talk for a second about myths and history. They can inspire all sorts of fiction — from the postmodern rearrangements to straightforward retellings to quietly influencing certain plotlines or passages. They’ve endured for a reason — and they’ll continue to inform fiction (and storytelling in general) until long after we’re gone.
Indexing: Revisiting Geoff Dyer, Elizabeth Ellen, Erickson’s “These Dreams of You,” Zola Jesus, And More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.