In this morning’s reading: Stephanie LaCava talks Walter Benjamin, Bob Odenkirk talks Charles Portis, notes on Scott Walker’s album with Sunn 0))), interviews with Chris Forsyth, Stan Shaw, and Jim Ruland, and more.
Morning Bites: Early Patti Smith, Nick Harkaway’s Latest, Charles Portis, Emily Raboteau Interviewed, and More
A look at the early music of Patti Smith, an interview with Emily Raboteau, an excerpt from Nick Harkaway’s new novel, music from Noveller’s collaboration with thisquietarmy, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Authors on Film, Dennis Lim at Vienalle, Charles Portis, and More
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 […]
Indexing: A Visit to “Zeroville,” Graham Greene as Subway Reading, Charles Portis Collected, and More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.