Afternoon Bites: sinking warships, covering Oasis, documenting Chicago, and more

“The Vasa Museum is a giant room dedicated to a war ship, a symbol of a country’s might and colonialism, that ended up at the bottom of the ocean. When the Vasa was setting out on her mission of failure, the Pilgrims had just created the most delicious holiday of all: Thanksgiving.” Elisabeth Donnelly visits Stockholm’s Vasa Museum.

  • At Kickstarter: a documentary called Parallax Sounds featuring a Ken Vandermark soundtrack and contributions from the likes of David Grubbs, Steve Albini, Damon Locks, and many others — is enmeshed in the process of fundraising.