“I need a happy ending as much as any American and I feel existentially abandoned if I don’t get one, but I think happy endings make us stupid. It’s a little embarrassing that we have to cheer up the reader so much. Aren’t there drugs for that?” Adam Novy talked with Electric Literature.
J.A. Tyler was interviewed about the closure of Mud Luscious Press.
Jason Diamond wrote about “Military Industrial Complex Chic” for Hazlitt.
David Edelstein interviewed Joss Whedon.
News on the full-length debut from the excellent punk band Potty Mouth.
Happy 30th birthday, Reading Rainbow.
Slant looks at the new edition of the film Medium Cool.
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