In our afternoon reading: Hanya Yanagihara on writing her new novel, interviews with Michaelangelo Matos and Kim Gordon, an excerpt from xTx’s book, and more.
Morning Bites: Kim Gordon and Carrie Brownstein, Dennis Cooper on xTx, Eric Nelson, Horror Soundtracks, and More
In our Tuesday morning reading: Kim Gordon and Carrie Brownstein in conversation, Dennis Cooper on xTx’s new book, notes on horror soundtracks, Eric Nelson on his new collection, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Carrie Brownstein on Instagram, New Steve Gunn, Eileen Myles Interviewed, Literary Prodigies, and More
In our afternoon reading: notes on iconic musicians on Instagram, thoughts on the new album from Steve Gunn and Black Twig Pickers, a review of John Benditt’s new novel, an interview with Eileen Myles, and more.
Morning Bites: Kim Gordon and Elissa Schappell, Emily Books Fundraiser, Björk at MoMA, Colleen Green’s Latest, and More
In this morning’s reading: Kim Gordon and Elissa Schappell in conversation, thoughts on the Björk exhibit at MoMA, Emily Books launches a fundraising campaign, and more.
Morning Bites: Kathy Acker, Robert Christgau Interviewed, Michelle Orange on Kim Gordon, “A Confederacy of Dunces” Staged, and More
In our Tuesday morning reading: notes on Kathy Acker, Michelle Orange on Kim Gordon, an interview with Robert Christgau, a review of Paul Beatty’s latest, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Kim Gordon, a new essay from Elliott Holt, new short films from Errol Morris, notes on unreliable narrators and fictional films, and more.
Weekend Bites: Merritt Tierce on Elisa Albert, Mitchell S. Jackson on Gordon Lish, Kim Gordon Interviewed, and More
In our weekend reading: Merritt Tierce on Elisa Albert, Mitchell S. Jackson on Gordon Lish, Jenn Pelly interviews Kin Gordon, thoughts on Mark Doten’s novel, and more.
Rock and roll memoirs can be tricky. Maybe you want to know about the grit and the decadence, but beyond that, the genre might not offer up much else. There’s always the temptation of secrets from venue green rooms and recording studios, little tidbits that reveal a bit about the band and their beloved music. On the rare occasion these books can be a great read, but most are a slog through formulaic confessionals. Marianne Faithful, Kristin Hersh, and even Marilyn […]