Afternoon Bites: Amy Ella Blanchard’s Home, Proust/Munro Birthday, Converted Movie Palaces, “Demon Dog,” and More


Marcel Proust and Alice Munro were both born on this day.

Colin Dickey takes us to a place where saints and greyhounds overlap.

At The Paris Review, Meganne Fabrega visited the home of the 19th-century children’s book author Amy Ella Blanchard.

Demon Dog is about a demon dog, who appears with absolutely no backstory whatsoever in order to battle a demonic cell phone robot that a hapless lackey stole from a pair of supervillains.” We will read this, yes.

Hyperallergic has a fantastic look at converted movie palaces.

New music from Arizona’s Destruction Unit.

Matthue Roth was interviewed about adapting Kafka for a younger audience.

Arts in Bushwick has a look at the group show “For Which It Stands.”

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