Morning Bites: David Rakoff scores, Marcel the Shell, Fear and Loathing again, and more

Marcel the Shell gets a book deal, and Jezebel talks to Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp about it.

  • “Challenged once by a friend to name a single immortal literary character from postwar fiction — someone to rival Sherlock Holmes or Madame Bovary in terms of bleed-through to popular consciousness — I blurted out “Norman Mailer!” ” – Jonathan Lethem hearts Norman Mailer.
  • Retracing Hunter S. Thompson’s footsteps in Las Vegas.
  • Impose talks to Total Slacker.  We like them.