In our morning reading: thoughts on the new Mountain Goats EP, revisiting the 90s emo scene, Lisa Hanawalt on comics, and more.
Morning Bites: Lisa Hanawalt Interviewed, Ben Marcus, Shea Serrano on “The Office,” Lynn Steger Strong, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Lisa Hanawalt and Ben Marcus, thoughts on Shea Serrano’s new book, and more.
Michael DeForge’s comics veer dramatically from book to book, from absurdist slices of life to tales of uncanny transcendence. His latest, Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero, follows the adventures of the title character as she eschews human society for a surreal life in the forest; strange hijinks do, in fact, ensue. In advance of his upcoming New York appearance–March 29th at Rough Trade–I spoke with DeForge about Sticks Angelica, his tour with Sadie Dupuis, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Laura van den Berg on Nancy Drew, Loftus Reissued, Emma Straub on “Rock the Cradle,” Lindsay Hunter Interviews Herself, and More
Laura van den Berg talks Nancy Drew, notes on the Loftus reissue, Califone’s Tumblr music video, new Warren Ellis fiction, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Peter Jefferies Reissued, Lisa Hanawalt Interviewed, Dagmara Dominczyk, Justin Pearson, and More
A look at Ethan Rutherford’s new collection, photos from Dagmara Dominczyk’s launch party at WORD, Brandon Stosuy on a reissued Peter Jefferies album, an interview with Lisa Hanawalt, and much more can be found in this afternoon’s reading.
Afternoon Bites: Lisa Hanawalt’s Comics, Norman Lock on Short Fiction, New Case Studies, Christgau on Vampire Weekend, and More
In this afternoon’s roundup of links, Lisa Hanawalt is interviewed; Stoya and Reihan Salam have a wide-ranging conversation; Case Studies has new music; Robert Christgau talks Vampire Weekend; Norman Lock shares his favorite short fiction; and much more.