Afternoon Bites: Stuart Murdoch Interviewed, Ian MacKaye at the Library of Congress, Marc Maron, Natasha Khan’s Favorite Albums, and More

At Slate, David Haglund has a lengthy musing on the career of Marc Maron. Ian MacKaye gave a lecture at the Library of Congress; SPIN has some of the highlights. Stuart Murdoch talked with Matthew Perpetua about moviemaking, Belle & Sebastian, and hymns. Artforum on BAM’s “Booed at Cannes” series. Giant Robot interviewed Matthew Salesses. Talking 77 Million Paintings with Brian Eno. Bat for Lashes’ Natasha Khan on her favorite albums. Sam Allingham has a terrific essay up on Tin House focusing on Moby-Dick, his […]

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Afternoon Bites: J.G. Ballard’s Legacy, Hockey Art, Brian Eno’s Latest Album, and More

21•C has a lengthy look at the legacy of J.G. Ballard. Geeta Dayal on Brian Eno’s latest. Peter Diamond’s hockey artwork is pretty epic. Also in pieces by writers with the last name “Diamond,” here’s our own Jason Diamond on The VSS. Oliver Sava on Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples’s Saga. Numero Group + the Twin Cities. Kevin Sampsell’s next book will be released by Tin House. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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Afternoon Bites: Bikini Kill Oral History, Brian Eno’s Collaborations, David Foster Wallace’s Nonfiction, and More

Jessica Hopper put together an oral history of Bikini Kill’s first EP. Which all of you should go read right now, essentially. L’Etoile on a new exhibition of Cindy Sherman’s work. D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace’s nonfiction. Douglas Wolk on Brian Eno’s many collaborations. There will be an Occupy Sandy benefit concert on Saturday. Damon Krukowski of Galaxie 500 and Damon & Naomi breaks down how much his bands have received in royalties from streaming audio services. Triple Canopy […]

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Morning Bites: Gabriel García Márquez, Good/Bad Rock Novels, Brian Eno’s Birthday, and More

Three Guys One Book take a look at why rock novels rarely work, then list a few that do (Great Jones Street by Delillo, The Gospel Singer by Harry Crews, etc.) Gabriel García Márquez’s Twitter death hoax. Julia Jackson talks to Mike Doughty at The Outlet. Today is Brian Eno’s birthday. Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry plan to team up again. GOOD asks if we can we save the Potomac and America’s other polluted rivers? Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and […]

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