Afternoon Bites: “Retromania” discussed, Matt Fraction, Julianna Barwick, and more

At Bookforum, Ann Powers, Carl Wilson, and Daphne Carr discuss Simon Reynolds’s Retromania and the issues it raises. Tonight’s panel at McNally Jackson on zines and DIY culture gone digital sounds mightily interesting. Conversational Reading has a guide to interesting books set to be released in the months to come. Matt Fraction: interviewed about comics and metal. (“I bet Thor would go see Mastodon play live. And Clutch. Emma Frost would be a X-Ray Spex/new wave girl…”) The first installment […]

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