The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
In our weekend reading: interviews with Sally Wen Mao and Leland Cheuk, when strange ideas become amazing books, and more.
In our morning reading: new work from Leland Cheuk and Chelsea Hodson, thoughts on the latest installments of the Object Lessons series, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on a new true crime book, revisiting David Lynch’s foray into music, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a playlist from Lydia Kiesling, fiction by Alexis M. Smith, and much more.
In our morning reading: R. O. Kwon on food, thoughts on Jeff Jackson’s forthcoming novel, and much more.
Confessions of The Lovestruck by Leland Cheuk 2001 China launched an unmanned spacecraft named Shenzhou 2. Apple debuted iTunes. And Carrie Kahl auditioned for The Lovestrikes. I remember it better than the day we heard “Blood Hunger” went platinum. She had jet-black hair, blue eyes under thick mascara and eye shadow, and lipstick the color of pork’s blood. She wore denim shorts cut off at the knees and a tank top made out of an XL t-shirt with the sleeves […]
In our morning reading: a review of Nicola Griffith’s new book, fiction by Leland Cheuk and Sasha Fletcher, and more.