In our morning reading: thoughts on Carmen Maria Machado’s memoir, an interview with Cynthia Cruz, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jesmyn Ward, John Ashbery Remembered, Patty Yumi Cottrell’s Latest, LCD Soundsystem, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jesmyn Ward and Nick Laird, thoughts on the new LCD Soundsystem album, and more.
Morning Bites: LCD Soundsystem’s Return, Victoria Ruiz on Mitski, Jesse Eisenberg Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the return of LCD Soundsystem, observations on a pair of Bernie Sanders benefit concerts, an interview with Jesse Eisenberg, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Patton Oswalt chats with Harlan Ellison, Disco Inferno is reissued, heiresses get literary, and more
Patton Oswalt interviews Harlan Ellison. To repeat: Patton Oswalt interviews Harlan Ellison. As a bonus, said interview contains the phrase “Nebula Award-winning pee.” The esteemed Corey Eastwood has a new story, “Happy For Our Change,” up at Storychord. Jada Yuan reports from Sundance on Shut Up and Play the Hits (aka “the LCD Soundsystem documentary.”) At NPR, Emma Straub on heiress lit. Kate Beaton writes about where she reads. Ned Raggett on Disco Inferno, at Pitchfork. Farewell, Court Tavern. Follow […]
David Chang (above) and Dave Eggers join forces as McSweeney’s announces they are launching a food imprint and a children’s book one. Penina Roth, the mind behind the fantastic Franklin Park Reading Series, is profiled. Aaron Sorkin will guest star on an episode of 30 Rock. Clockwork Orange author, Anthony Burgess, has an arts center in his honor. James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, goes on Colbert to discuss his “retirement.”
Apparently Flavorpill does, so they’ve created a list of famous feuds between musicians and music journalists. If you don’t want to read it, here’s the rundown: Musto and James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem aren’t really having a feud. Murphy was being playful. Musto’s own publication interviewed him about it. Lou Reed vs. Lester Bangs: I’ll admit to this being relevant, and I wish more music crits. wrote drug fueled criticism of their hero’s. Courtney Love vs. Lynn Hirschberg: I didn’t […]
Weekend Bites: Sam Lipsyte to Tour With LCD Soundsystem?, Eno on Uncool, Harry Smith, Cheever’s Biography, Airplanes Saving Magazines, and More
Next time we do bites, the Rick Moody/Electric Literature Twitter Fiction project shall begin. Sam Lipsyte and LCD Soundsystem on the road together in 2010? Over at Drowned in Sound, James Murphy considers it. Reading the new Sam Lipsyte novel “the ask” now, which comes out around the time the LCD record does, so maybe we could have the most absurdly awkward co-headlining tour together… Brixton and bookstores?? New York Times 100 Notable Books of the Year. Even though the […]