In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jami Attenberg and Michelle Tea, new writing by Leni Zumas and Rion Amilcar Scott, and more.
The Mythic Signifier has posted the album by The Zinnias; Stepin Merritt and Claudia Gonson’s pre-Magnetic Fields project they formed together in the 80’s.
Bites: Why Franz Quit, Johansson Does Arthur Miller, Salinger Reviews, iPad Prophets, Magnetic Fields FAIL, and More
Franz Nicolay, whose “Complicated Gardening Techniques” is coming out on our very own Julius Singer Press, talks about why he left The Hold Steady. With Scarlett Johansson tackling one of his best plays, Wall Street Journal takes a look at “How Arthur Miller Found His View“. A brief history of J.D. Salinger reviews. Thomas Edison: iPad prophet? At The Faster Times, Michael Kimball Interviews Padgett Powell. According to this review, The Magnetic Fields FAIL. The Rumpus gives us Czechoslovakian book […]
Thanks Largehearted Boy for showing us this cover our pals Girls in Trouble did of The Magnetic Fields “The Book of Love”. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVgwMjAa-4E&hl=en_US&fs=1&]
This Sunday night, 5PM at the Knitting Factory, Largehearted Boy, and curator Jami Attenberg present another night of Largehearted Lit. If you were at the last one, you witnessed Libba Bray deliver a soul-stirring rendition of The Modern Lovers “Roadrunner”, and Lev Grossman getting some “nerd rapper” to do his thing. Not sure what everybody has in store this month, but doing the research, we think this is going to be pretty good since Emma Straub & Marie Mutsuki Mockett […]