Plenty think-pieces have sprouted from the prolific theorizing of rapper Lil B, a twenty-two year old Berkeley boy who is now an Internet content farm and once was in The Pack (of “Vans” fame, widely, and of “In My Car” fame, personally). Among the descriptions of his oeuvre, analysis of Lil B’s heralding of “based” life often, if not always, ends with a shrug. As an idea it resists definition. Like “chill” or “cool,” the word “based” requires some empirical […]
Nick Curley My house was robbed moments after last week’s Indexing was published, and my, what an amusing week of not-reading things on my not-laptop! It’s incredible how much non-reading you can get done in the information age when you’re stuck in the appreciated but still woeful bunker that is borrowing someone else’s Powerbook. First world problems y’all!
This video only makes me like them more… [vimeo 14374194]
Bites: The Shining pt. 2, Lethem in Manhattan, Rimbaud, Turkey Holocaust Poetry, Grass Widow on WFMU, and More
Danny, he said, was certain to have been left “with a lifetime’s worth of emotional scars” after his experiences at the Overlook, where his father was possessed by the hotel, tried to kill him and his mother and eventually died. I’m going to guess two things. The first being Stephen King isn’t going to name the sequel to The Shining, The Shining 2: Danny Torrance Boogaloo. Secondly, I’m guessing he’s not going to get Stanley Kubrick to do the film […]