Afternoon Bites: New Iceage, Steve Erickson on James M. Cain, Inside “Fairytale of New York,” and More

The story behind The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York.” Steve Erickson on James M. Cain? Yes, we will read that. Roxane Gay’s notable reading for 2012. Seattle’s Wimps have a new album out next year. The Conversations With Women project has begun. Warren Ellis on hauntological literature. Details have emerged on Iceage’s second album. Nathan Larson talked with Bill Peters for Canteen. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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Afternoon Bites: Gail O’Hara On Twee, Francisco Goldman On Chile, Kraftwerk At MoMA, And More

As the zine that she started celebrates its twentieth anniversary with shows in Washington and Brooklyn, Chickfactor‘s Gail O’Hara talks twee with Michaelangelo Matos. The name says it all: James Joyce or Kool Keith? Francisco Goldman’s article on political revolutionaries in Chile is a pretty terrific piece of journalism. Edward Champion interviewing Steve Erickson? We will listen to that. Andrew Leland has the details on a new book on the Oulipo that sounds promising. Lena Dunham chats with her best […]

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