In our continuing unification of the sporting life with that of the bookish, bespectacled square, we bring you our initial foray into the wide world of hockey. Anglo-Norman facial features of the ruggedly handsome were interchangeable between some of the NHL’s all-time greats and some of the most smarty-pants of intellectuals that 1960s France had to offer. Do you think you have what it takes to tell who’s who simply from out of context photos of questionable origin? Play along, […]
Over at a popular social networking site, Alex B. Fredericks of Slice Magazine got me thinking about literary/celebrity/minor celebrity mix ups: No longer will I talk to others about John Ashbery and fuck it up and say John Berryman. Starting Saturday, I will talk to John Ashbery and fuck it up and say John Berryman. I have one of these. I sometimes mix up John Cheever with a hockey goalie (who retired before I was born) from the 70s named […]
I didn’t think that I’d read the best Stanley Cup preview at N+1, but I’m not really surprised either.
Weekend Bites: Gawking at the Premier of Shutter Island, Flannery O’Connor’s Pad, Sante’s Photographs, Hot Librarians, Henry Miller Wakes up, and More
Olive Reader hangs out with Shutter Island writer Dennis Lehane’s publicist , and she tells us what it was like to go to a big time movie premiere. Let’s take a trip to Flannery O’Connor’s old house. N+1 discusses hockey. Boing Boing discusses Luc Sante’s wonderful Folk Photography: The American Real-Photo Postcard 1905-1930. Henry Miller’s bathroom. Salon discusses hot librarians. Emdashes on The Collected Essays of St. Clair McKelway The woman who loved Stieg Larson. Jackie Kennedy: Socialist Pukekos does […]