In our afternoon reading: notes on Louisville punk flyers, Jeff VanderMeer and Vernon Reid in conversation, a review of Natalie Eilbert’s new book, where Stephen King and Don DeLillo overlap, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sheila Heti on Drama, Juliet Escoria’s Poetry, Knaugaard in America, Miranda July, and More
This Thursday afternoon, we’re reading an interview with Sheila Heti, poems from Juliet Escoria, Rob Spillman’s essay on Miranda July, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Eudora Welty’s House, Bernheimer and Hunt Collaborate, Dean Wareham’s Latest, Literary Pop, and More
A visit to Eudora Welty’s house, the latest album from Luna & Galaxie 500’s Dean Wareham, an Edward Hopper-inspired novella, an adaptation of a beloved Alice Munro short story, and more.
Two zines released in recent months each chronicle the life and times of a beloved band. One takes a historical approach and throws in some artistic history for context; the other takes a more collage-like approach, and in doing so evokes the diverse ways one can dedicate oneself to a particular artist. Black Flag and Neutral Milk Hotel are, admittedly, groups about which much has been written; still, each of the zines covered here brings a unique perspective to the […]
Afternoon Bites: Greg Dulli Book Club, John Darnielle on The Birthday Party, Henry Rollins, and More
At The Awl, John Darnielle talks about The Birthday Party’s video for “Nick the Stripper.” Greg Dulli has made his book club picks for next weekend’s ATP New York. Portland’s Mike Daily is interviewed at The BMX Society. Philip Glass on Einstien On The Beach. The excellent Maggie Serota talks Henry Rollins at Buzzfeed. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Have you been wondering about what Henry Rollins has been reading lately? If so, Ron Hogan might be able to help find an answer to that very question. Brian Evenson will be reading in Brooklyn next month. J.A. Tyler reviewed Vincent Standley’s novel A Mortal Affect. (Our review of the novel in question can be found here.) Roxane Gay is interviewed over at Full Stop. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
Andrew Bird on film. At The Awl: Daniel D’Addario on pictures of Joan Didion. Nobel Prize winner Tomas Tranströmer is a hero to somebody. Pictures of a young Henry Rollins when he had long flowing locks. Makeshift shrines for Steve Jobs pop up at an Apple Store.
Morning Bites: Plagiarizing Zadie Smith, Gay Talese’s Backseat, Girl Crush Zine, Henry Rollins, and more
Did a Turkish writer rip off Zadie Smith? Also, Sesame Street characters will not get married, Girl Crush Zine, and much more.