Afternoon Bites: Coen Brothers, Jim Ford, Vladimir Sorokin, and more

“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.