Afternoon Bites: Stage Fright Stories, White Lung Interviewed, The Newspapers of “Back to the Future,” and More

“Singer Mish Way is a punk poet in a lineage that extends from Exene Cervenka to Kat Bjelland to Kathleen Hanna…” Tobi Vale interviewed the excellent Vancouver punk band White Lung.

3-Minute Metal Stories alumnus Laina Dawes talked about her new book What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal with NPR.

Chickfactor asks the likes of Stephin Merritt, Jennifer O’Connor, and Daniel Handler about their experiences with stage fright.

Two Nick Antosca books in 2013? Fine news, that.

Mary and Bryan Talbot’s graphic novel Dotter of her Father’s Eyes has won this year’s Costa Award for best biography.

Jonathan Chait on absurd headlines in Back to the Future.

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