In our morning reading: a review of J Mascis’s new album, thoughts on the life of Stan Lee, fiction from Troy James Weaver, and more.
In our afternoon reading: fiction by Amelia Gray, nonfiction by Emma Straub, thoughts on a recent Arca show, and more.
Happy 90th birthday, Stan Lee. SPIN on Wayne Coyne’s very strange 2012. At the London Review of Books, Christopher Tayler reviews Richard Bradford’s The Odd Couple: The Curious Friendship between Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin. Mike Faloon on Rev. Nørb’s book and Nick Fury’s eyepatch. Young Money Poetry, taking place on 12/30 at Microscope Gallery, looks like a fine reading. Our own Tobias Carroll looks at two new collections of Ursula K. Le Guin’s short fiction. Zach Barocas (Bells≥/Jawbox/The Cultural Society) on […]
Afternoon Bites: James M. Cain, Matt Bell and Jac Jemc Interviewed, Alan Moore on Stan Lee, and More
Matt Bell and Jac Jemc wrote two of our favorite books of 2012. And now Word Riot has an interview with both of them. Sean Howe has unearthed a 1983 essay about Stan Lee by Alan Moore. New Neurosis, everybody. Michael Connelly on James M. Cain’s lost novel. Michael Kimball made Largehearted Boy a playlist, and also chatted with Blake Butler at Vice. Julie McArthur’s story “Rivals” is highly recommended. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Afternoon Bites: Blake Butler & Nick Antosca In Conversation, Stan Lee’s Elvis Comic, “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” Reviewed, And More
Greenpoint metal bar St. Vitus turned one in April, and Linda Leseman reported on the festivities. “…all I could think was, Best. Jackal. Ever. ” Jerry Saltz talks about pre-dynastic Egyptian art. Blake Butler and Nick Antosca chat at Beatrice; Butler also has an essay up at Fanzine. Stan Lee wrote a comic about Elvis. Josh Kurp reports on the first night of the National-curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry festival at BAM. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.