In our morning reading: thoughts on Isabel Waidner’s fiction, Nelson George on the music of Burt Bacharach, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lucia Berlin, Jami Attenberg’s Book Recommendations, Sarah Gerard’s Desk, DIY Music, and More
In our afternoon reading: book recommendations from Nina McConigley and Jami Attenberg, Sarah Gerard on her work space, music writers talk DIY, and more.
Afternoon Bites: A Kathy Acker Excerpt, Windham Campbell Prizes, Nick Tosches and Marc Maron, G.L.O.S.S., John Domini’s Latest, and More
In our Tuesday afternoon reading: an excerpt from the new book of Kathy Acker and McKenzie Ward’s correspondence, an interview with Nick Tosches, thoughts on Olympia punks G.L.O.S.S., talking superheroes with G. Willow Wilson, and more.
When Paul Thomas Anderson Talked to David Foster Wallace About Don DeLillo
You can learn a lot about Paul Thomas Anderson on this week’s WTF Podcast, but maybe the most interesting bit of trivia you could pick up is that P.T.A. took a class taught by David Foster Wallace. Listen to the whole thing, but Anderson calls Wallace the first teacher he fell in love with around the 38 minute mark. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.
Afternoon Bites: Marc Maron Recommends Films, Alexis Coe Interviewed, Valeria Luiselli, Book Recommendation Hotline, and More
Film recommendations from Marc Maron, interviews with Alexis Coe and Phil Klay, Penguin starts a hotline for book recommendations, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Margaret Atwood Interviewed, New Chris Forsyth, Gabriel Blackwell, Bob Mould, and More
Interviews with Margaret Atwood and Gabriel Blackwell, new music from Chris Forsyth, Marc Maron chats with Bob Mould, and more.
Weekend Bites: Colson Whitehead Interviewed, Cari Luna & Julia Fierro, Jeff VanderMeer Annotated, Colombian Soccer, and More
Colson Whitehead talks books, Cari Luna interviews Julia Fierro, a look at NYC’s libraries, Jeff VanderMeer annotates Authority, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Stuart Murdoch Interviewed, Ian MacKaye at the Library of Congress, Marc Maron, Natasha Khan’s Favorite Albums, and More
At Slate, David Haglund has a lengthy musing on the career of Marc Maron. Ian MacKaye gave a lecture at the Library of Congress; SPIN has some of the highlights. Stuart Murdoch talked with Matthew Perpetua about moviemaking, Belle & Sebastian, and hymns. Artforum on BAM’s “Booed at Cannes” series. Giant Robot interviewed Matthew Salesses. Talking 77 Million Paintings with Brian Eno. Bat for Lashes’ Natasha Khan on her favorite albums. Sam Allingham has a terrific essay up on Tin House focusing on Moby-Dick, his […]