Afternoon Bites: Gary Panter on Ray Johnson, Justin Taylor’s Playlist, British Noir, Alex Ross Vs. The Cloud, and More


At The Paris ReviewGary Panter discussed Ray Johnson.

Justin Taylor’s Book Notes playlist for his collection Flings is a terrific piece of music writing.

Joyce Maynard has written a moving tribute to Wendi Harris Kaufman.

Looking into Get Carter and where British noir began.

Jillian Steinhauer on women, art, and technology.

New writing from Kathleen Hale at The Hairpin.

Time has a trailer for Laura Jane Grace’s new documentary series.

Some garage-punk recommendations for September at Wondering Sound.

Alex Ross on why cloud listening isn’t great for classical music.

New music is on the way from Faith No More.

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