“Now, imagine something that mixes the two sense of immediacy: The speed of delivery from initial thought to finished product and the speed of downloading something that goes beyond the facts to offer a sense of the emotional experience involved.” With an eye towards the rioting in London, Graeme McMillan takes a look at comics’ ability to convey the news.
- Pitchfork and Rolling Stone have more information on independent labels affected by a warehouse fire in London earlier this week.
- In Bookforum, Vladislav Davidzon muses over the work of Vladimir Sorokin.
- Doug Mosurock on the work and legacy of Jim Ford, whose Harlan County was just reissued by Light In the Attic.
- In Slate, David Haglund takes a comprehensive look at the Coen Brothers’ filmography.