When good writers talk to good writers: Lincoln Michel interviewed Laura van den Berg for Vice.
Ken Baumann’s tribute to Ned Vizzini is something you should read.
Salon has a roundup of writers’ book recommendations for 2013.
Jerry Saltz on the Frick’s Dutch Masters show.
Brandon Stosuy on the year’s best metal albums.
Sean H. Doyle on things you can do to help people without shelter this winter.