Tomorrow at Greenlight in Brooklyn: Christopher Weingarten, Daphne Carr, Bryan Charles, and Hank Shteamer discuss their contributions to the 33 1/3 series. Jesse Miller on novels by John Brandon and David Mitchell. Several months ago, we mentioned a conference on the music criticism of Ellen Willis, to take place at NYU. One can now pre-register for said conference here. And Robert Christgau provides some context here. After a twenty year legal pursuit, Kate Bush has been granted the rights to […]
Weekend Bites: All Tomorrow’s Magazine Parties, Pank’s Queer Issue, Salinger’s Bio, Great Expectations Cake and More
La Petite Zine + Annalemma Magazine are having their release parties together at Bruar Falls on Sunday. The very awesome Greenlight Bookstore turns 2 today (Saturday). Go there, spend a hundred bucks, and they will give you a free tote bag. At PANK: The Queer issue is out. At Galley Cat: Upcoming J.D. Salinger biography coming very soon. At Time: An interview with Man Booker winner Howard Jacobson. At Boing Boing: “Great Expectations, the Miss Havisham Cake,” banned.
Bob Powers: The man, the myth, the guy who makes us nearly pee ourselves with delight every time he gets up on a stage, who has written adult choose your own adventure books, and survival guides for werewolves. Forget all that. Bob also hosts (along former Daily Show writers Jason Reich and Scott Jacobson) the monthly funny literary series called Steamboat, at the always awesome Greenlight Bookstore. The next one, on March 18th, Steamboat brings you Julie Klausner, Mike Albo, […]