Afternoon Bites: Gothic Lit, Jack Handey’s Archive, Lionel Ziprin’s Art, Banksy in NYC, and More


Talking Gothic fiction and Ramsey Campbell at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

“What is clear is that Ziprin was both a magnet and catalyst, and that all sorts of people, from the pianist Thelonius Monk to the illustrator William Mohr, were drawn to him.” Hyperallergic on Lionel Ziprin.

Jerry Saltz gives a lesson in art at one of the Banksy paintings that have sprung up around NYC. And at Guernica, Joe Winkler has further thoughts on Banksy in NYC.

Where boxing and poetry overlap: Gabriele Tinti, Burt Young, and Franklin Bruno will be reading at the Queens Museum of Art next month.

Lynn Coady’s story “Clear Skies,” at Joyland.

Taking a trip into Jack Handey’s New Yorker archives.

A look at Jon Pineda’s novel Apology.

An adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s Martian Time-Slip may be on the way.

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