In our morning reading: a review of Kawai Strong Washburn’s new novel, thoughts on the music of Axebreaker, and more.
Morning Bites: Art Ensemble of Chicago, Joshua Chaplinsky Interviewed, Hart Island, “Little Women” on Film, and More
In our morning reading: a look back at the Art Ensemble of Chicago, an interview with Joshua Chaplinsky, and more.
Morning Bites: Jack Rose Remembered, Leland Cheuk, Adapting “Little Women,” duncan b. barlow, and More
In our morning reading: exploring the musical influence of Jack Rose, an interview with Ariana Reines, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Carmen Maria Machado on “Little Women,” Graphic Novels and Loneliness, Brian Birnbaum, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Kali Fajardo-Aniste, new writing from Carmen Maria Machado and Kristen Radtke, and more.
Weekend Bites: Revisiting “Garp,” Jenny Zhang on “Little Women,” Cecelia Watson on Semicolons, Blanck Mass, and More
In our weekend reading: revisiting books by John Irving and Louisa May Alcott, an interview with Cecelia Watson, and more.
A Brief History of the Modern Zombie, or Why I Hate Zombie Lit
by Willa A. Cmiel For as much as we like to talk about and link to zombies here at Vol. 1, I really think the trend is, to put it nicely, pretty silly. To be truly frank, I actually find it immensely, offensively, near-tragically awful. (It’s true that I’ve written about this before.) Historically, zombie mythology originated in West Indian Voodoo lore, and was taken and misinterpreted by Western society (Night of the Living Dead). And then we took it […]