In our afternoon reading: an interview with Alejandro Jodorowsky, a review of xTx’s new book, news of Alan Moore’s next book, Roz Chast’s paintings on eggs, and more.
New writing from Leigh Stein, an excerpt from Edmund White, Alan Moore’s mammoth novel, an interview with Karen O, and more.
Morning Bites: Alan Moore Biography, New John Lurie Album, Julia Wertz, Writers and Depression, and More
This morning: thoughts on a new biography of Alan Moore, a new album of John Lurie’s music is out, writers on depression, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alan Moore on “Fashion Beast,” Kate Christensen, Japanther’s Book, Factory Floor, and More
Alan Moore at the BBC, Factory Floor’s new album gets a rave at Pitchfork, Japanther releases a book, Peter Murphy makes a playlist, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alan Moore’s Short Films, Julia Wertz, Best Reissues, Lou Reed on “Yeezus,” and More
Lou Reed wrote about Kanye West, Jerry Saltz reports from Venice, Julia Wertz shares some unreleased comics, Alan Moore talks Kickstarter, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Gabriel Blackwell’s “Parasitic Works,” Chatting With Michelle Tea, Microphones Vinyl Reissues, and More
“I try to create parasitic works, building on others’ creations—not just acknowledging the reader’s life outside of the book but (so I hope) pointing in fruitful directions for his or her distraction.” Gabriel Blackwell talked with The Lit Pub about his books Shadow Man and Critique of Pure Reason. Novelists on their first drafts. “And I loved spooky books about witches, or where a girl’s house is haunted by antique dead twins trying to inhabit their bodies. Shit like that was my jam. […]
The Grant Morrison/Alan Moore feud is rapidly becoming the stuff of legend. The New Yorker officially launched Double Take, a blog dedicated to unearthing treasures from the magazine’s archives. If these picks from the staff are any indication, we welcome the addition to our RSS feed. (As an aside: John McPhee’s articles always have the best keywords.) Jon Cotner talked family recipes. Emerging Writers Network on the latest issue of New York Tyrant. The first images have surfaced from Eli […]
Glen David Gold on Charles Portis and Flannery O’Connor. That time 43 authors showed up at a Park Slope coffee shop at 6 a.m.… Amber Sparks on Michael Kimball’s Big Ray. This weekend’s Moby-Dick marathon reading: recapped. There’s a new issue of Shabby Doll House. Alan Moore and TV On the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe teamed up. Dennis Lim covered the Vienalle film festival for Artforum. McSweeney’s and the Flaming Lips are teaming up. Warren Ellis on Colm Toibin’s The Testament of Mary. John Calvert on Swans […]