The guiding principle of Six Ridiculous Questions is that life is filled with ridiculousness. And questions. That only by giving in to these truths may we hope to slip the surly bonds of reality and attain the higher consciousness we all crave. (Eh, not really, but it sounded good there for a minute.) It’s just. Who knows? The ridiculousness and question bits, I guess. Why six? Assonance, baby, assonance.
In our morning reading: interviewed with Lauren Wilkinson and Max Richter, fiction from Amber Sparks, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Alma Katsu’s new novel, thoughts on Sam Pink’s new book, and more.
In our afternoon reading: new writing by Amber Sparks and Tom McAllister, thoughts on Wax Idols’ new album, and more.
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Michelle de Kretser’s new novel, nonfiction by Amber Sparks, and much more.
In our morning reading: exploring musical history with Yo La Tengo, thoughts on Leni Zumas’s new novel, and more.
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Marie Darrieussecq and Leland Cheuk, literary depictions of Portland, Oregon, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a look at books by Leila Guerriero and Ryan Gattis, punk-infused jazz, and more.