Afternoon Bites: Andrew Bujalski’s Latest, Julie Ruin Video, The Dissolve Debuts, Michelle Tea Interviewed, and More


“…it’s a unique, intriguing work, one that fittingly obliterates any residual “mumblecore” associations while detailing the depth of the director’s singular oddball vision.” Andrew Bujalski’s Computer Chess has definitely gotten our attention.

Kathleen Hanna’s new band The Julie Ruin has released its first video.

New film criticism site The Dissolve is now up and running. Highlights so far include Scott Tobias on The Age of Innocence and John Hodgman interviewed about Full Metal Jacket.

Michelle Tea was interviewed at The Believer.

Tin House has a look at the writing-based art of Sarah Butler.

The New Yorker has an in-depth look at Penn & Teller’s infamous 1995 video game Desert Bus.

The prospect of a Syl Johnson documentary sounds promising.

Whit Griffin has a collection of poems coming out on The Cultural Society.

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