In our Wednesday afternoon reading: looking back at Eraserhead; interviews with Marilynne Robinson, Arthur Russell, and Meredith Graves; the state of Brooklyn’s DIY venues; Alex Flynn on superheroes; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Shya Scanlon on “Twin Peaks,” Great Fictional Vacations, A New Sarah Gerard Essay, Sufjan Stevens Covers Arthur Russell, and More
Revisiting Twin Peaks, Emma Straub on fictional vacations, Sarah Gerard on veganism and radical politics, Sufjan Stevens and Arthur Russell, The Dissolve on James Franco’s Child of God adaptation, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Arthur Russell and Talking Heads, Re-Captioned Comics, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Latest, Rutu Modan, and More
A review of the latest novel from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; a previously unreleased Talking Heads/Arthur Russell collaboration; talk of comics digital and re-captioned; Rutu Modan’s latest graphic novel, and much more can all be found in our afternoon reading.
Jen Vafidis If by anything, this week has been overwhelmed by the Slate Lexicon Valley podcast (Car Talk for word nerds!) and Julia Holter’s latest album, Ekstasis. I blame the weather in New York, which was way more conducive to headphones and walks than coffee and armchairs.
Weekend Bites: Allen Ginsberg/Arthur Russell Record, Thomas Guinzberg, Joshua Cohen on Tao Lin,Todd Levin, and More
Arthur Russell recordings from 1977, featuring Allen Ginsberg, have been unearthed and will be released on Press Pop Gallery in October. At L Magazine: Thomas Guinzberg, 1926-2010 At Bookforum: Joshua Cohen reviews Tao Lin’s Richard Yates. At Splitsider: Todd Levin talks about his new book, Our Bodies, Our Junk. At MobyLives: The dudes putting on Brooklyn Book Festival. At Jacket Copy: George W. Bush AND Sarah Palin both have books coming out this Fall. Are you as excited as we […]