Posted by Jason Diamond About once a week, I find myself in a bookstore, looking at something and saying to myself, “Thank GOD Will Sheff has finally wised up and written a book.” Then I realize it says Will Self, not Will Sheff.
Posted by Jason Diamond 1. Milo Aukerman of The Descendents Sure, he’s a biochemist, but who ever said biochemists couldn’t tell good stories? Maybe he could write a really good, short YA novel? 2. Stephen Malkmus (Pavement, Solo) Buddies with David Berman (Silver Jews, poet), writes lyrics that a lot of people cream themselves over. Might be good? 3. Mark E. Smith of The Fall Influenced the above mentioned Malkmus. Might give us a 500 page post modern novel about […]
Bites: Cassette From My Ex, Sartre and The Slugger, Sontag’s Opinions, Jamie Stewart Tells a Story, and More
Boston Globe talks to Jason Bitner of Found Magazine and Cassette From My Ex. Mark McGwire and Sartre. New York Tyrant passes a note through HTMLGiant. Deckfight is reading Faulkner. Susan Sontag and her opinions. Roky Erickson + Will Sheff =’s mind blown Blonde Redhead + Dungeons & Dragons is also pretty cool. Jamie Stewart from Xiu Xiu tells a story. Find us on Twitter and Facebook for more news.
Bites: Attempt at bad poetry leaves me unfulfilled, Raymond Chandlers LA, up yours Barnes and Noble, Will Sheff helps Norah Jones, and more
By Jason Diamond Come on city of my birth (that being Chicago), this is the worst poetry you can do? No sonnets about Mike Ditka? Not a single haiku on Hot Dougs? Seriously people, come on! If I ever needed one quote from The Awl to sum up the love I feel for that website, then I have found it with “If our Congress can be measured on a scale of feces (and it should), Senator Byron Leslie Dorgan is […]