In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Jos Charles’s poetry, Julia Jacquette and Jonathan Lethem collaborate, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Lauren Hilger on Poetry, Experimental Fiction Revisited, Robert Lopez’s Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Lauren Hilger, thoughts on Robert Lopez’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Teddy Wayne’s Latest, Josh Gondelman on “The Sisters Brothers,” Karen Jennings Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Teddy Wayne’s new book, an interview with Karen Jennings, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Leah Hampton, Amy Long Interviewed, Laraaji, “High Flying Bird” Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Leah Hampton and Amy Long, new music from Laraaji, and more.
Morning Bites: Chris L. Terry, Benjamin Myers Interviewed, Lightning Dust, Deborah Eisenberg’s Screenplay, and More
In our morning reading: new writing from Chris L. Terry, news of a Deborah Eisenberg screenplay, and more.
Afternoon Bites: A Love Letter to Joan, Armistead Maupin Leaves, That One Guy Shot Himself, and more
Jessica Hopper wrote a love letter to Joan Didion for Rookie. Armistead Maupin is leaving San Francisco for Santa Fe, but not before he and his husband go to Burning Man this summer. We learned more than expected from this announcement, needless to say. Amelia Gray has a new story up at Vice. Remember that guy who went hitchhiking for a memoir and then got shot by an anonymous driver? Yeah, he made that up. Two strippers with somewhat uninspired […]
The Richard Lester / Donald Bartheleme Collaboration That Never Was
Every few years, I return to Steven Soderbergh’s Getting Away With It, a book that juxtaposes Soderbergh’s journals in the time just before he made Out of Sight with a series of conversations between Soderbergh and Richard Lester. (If Lester’s name doesn’t ring a bell, watch A Hard Day’s Night or The Knack…And How to Get It or, er, Superman 3, all of which he directed.)