Kate Beaudoin has a fantastic article on jazz musicians affected by Sandy, one year later.
Teddy Wayne on the National Lampoon‘s influence on modern comedy.
Laird Barron writes about hanging out with Peter Straub.
Hyperallergic on a recent William Basinski performance at Issue Project Room.
Tyler Coates has a fine essay on critical reaction to Arcade Fire’s latest and how we react to bad reviews of things we like.
Artforum checked in on NYU’s Occult Humanities Conference.