Afternoon Bites: The Unified Field, Slug Guts, Black Metal Anthologies, and More

Elissa Schappell on the new translation of Dante’s Inferno. (In Vanity Fair, no less.)

The best confluence of 1990s pop culture references ever? Maybe.

Maud Newton on Gustave Flaubert.

The new journal The Unified Field looks pretty nifty.

Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen made a trip to Dead Herring.

Christopher R. Weingarten on Oren Ambarchi.

Maria Sherman reviews Slug Guts’ latest.

David Mamet is going the Western route.

The anthology Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness gets reviewed at PopMatters.

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