In our afternoon reading: revisiting Don DeLillo’s fiction, a Hunter S. Thompson musical, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Ronald Johnson’s poetry, an excerpt from Paul Murray’s new novel, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Izumi Suzuki and Paul Murray, a controversial seagull sculpture, and more.
Morning Bites: African Head Charge Interviewed, Paul Murray’s Latest, Ottessa Moshfegh Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with the band African Head Charge, new writing by Ottessa Moshfegh and Carlos Labbé, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Paul Murray, a playlist from CJ Leede, and more.
Morning Bites: Nikesh Shukla’s Anthology, Isaac Fitzgerald Nonfiction, Morally Complex YA, Underrated Alan Moore Comics, and More
In our morning reading: Nikesh Shukla announces an anthology, BuzzFeed on the year’s best fiction, notes on Paul Murray’s latest, and more.
Bored to Death was canceled (bummer), and Jonathan Ames wants you to come down and have one last toast for the show. The trailer for The Hobbit is out. At the Observer: Michael H. Miller profiles Helen DeWitt. Paul Murray talks about his Paris Review short story. Mike McGonigal is interviewed by Aquarium Drunkard about collecting gospel records. (We interviewed him last February. Check it out.) Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr. Got tips for Bites? Info@Vol1brooklyn.com
“When I was a teenager the American chain Dunkin’ Donuts opened a branch in Dublin. For me and my friends, this was like a spaceship landing, because at that time Ireland was quite similar to Eastern Europe — poor, cut off from the rest of the world, culturally quite repressed and static. So Dunkin’ Donuts was the coolest place in Dublin. As a teenager though I spent all my money on cigarettes and I never had enough left for doughnuts, […]