Afternoon Bites: Warren Ellis on Writing, Colum McCann’s Soccer Poetry, Daniel Alarcón, Horror Films, and More


“…what Alarcón is telling us about identity, character, imagination, and about the intersections between the political and the personal, became the most interesting things in my world.” Three Guys One Book on We Walk in Circles.

Zachary Lipez, Caryn Rose, and Robert Christgau also have thoughts worth reading on the passing of Lou Reed.

Here’s an essay by Warren Ellis on writing.

Talking with the folks behind Brooklyn’s Singularity & Co.

Colum McCann makes with the soccer-centric poetry.

Lindsay Zoladz reviewed Arcade Fire’s latest at Pitchfork.

The Dissolve asks what, exactly, still scares us in horror movies?

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