In our morning reading: thoughts on Jamel Brinkley’s collection, nonfiction by xTx and Hanif Abdurraqib, and more.
Kyle Minor likes Ben Greenman(s). Go over to The New Yorker and read the David Foster Wallace story. Captain Beefheart’s 10 commandments to playing a guitar. Two optical stories: Glasses for 3rd world countries. Did you hear the one about the rabbi who banned contact lenses?
I just finished reading “The NY Tyrant Guide to not Being A Horrible Writer in the Year 2010” over at Vice. Aside from the photo of my buddy Nick Gazin taking a tinkle, and the dozens of anonymous comments, here were the other things about this list that I especially liked. 1. So I could be pulling this out of my ass, but I am going to guess the advice that “you are neither David Lynch nor Captain Beefheart. You […]