Afternoon Bites: Seth Fried Gets Smutty, Images of “God Help the Girl,” Patti Smith on Opera, and More

Stuart Murdoch’s film God Help the Girl is now shooting, and some images have surfaced. As we are Belle & Sebastian fans over here at Vol.1 Brooklyn HQ, this strikes us as fine news.

At Tin House, Seth Fried teaches you how to write dirty.

Patti Smith would like to talk to you about opera.

Rebecca Gates is interviewed at The Paris Review.

Jon Reiss on the cinematic collages at work at Williamsburg’s The Nitehawk.

Maria Sherman recaps the Pitchfork Festival. Which, apparently, involved Ty Segall covering AC/DC.

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