In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Jenny Diski and Chris Ware, a playlist from Colin Winnette, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on a John Coltrane reissue and Bill Murray’s Christmas special, new writing from Royal Young, and more.
Well, William Faulkner is suing Woody Allen. You know Jonathan Franzen has a play, right? Our own Jason Diamond reviewed it for Capital New York. Rick Moody reviewed Chris Ware’s Building Stories. Killer London fog. Matthew Perpetua makes the case for Titus Andronicus. Maria Sherman makes the case against Japandroids. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Afternoon Bites: Louis Kahn’s FDR Memorial, Reviewing “Building Stories,” Cheryl Strayed Interviewed, and More
Looking at the life of Louis Kahn and the new Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island. Douglas Wolk has good things to say about Chris Ware’s Building Stories at the New York Times. Natasha Khan talked with Pitchfork about the new Bat for Lashes album. Laurie Hertzel interviewed Nick Flynn. The Paris Review‘s Sadie Stein talked with The Atlantic about their new anthology. The Millions spoke with Cheryl Strayed. Jacob Silverman on David Nutt’s Drugs Without the Hot Air. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and […]
Kat Ward looks at Chris Ware’s new graphic novel, Building Stories. Lindsay Zoladz tells us how to not not-write. Bookforum looks at Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise. Jenn Northington on J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy. Would you, perchance, be interested in the view from Etgar Keret’s window? Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Afternoon Bites: Dum Dum Girls and Strawberry Switchblade, “Tomorrow” Arrives, Adapting “A Wrinkle In Time,” and More
Douglas Wolk on the Dum Dum Girls and Strawberry Switchblade. (Literary bonus: there’s an Ursula K. LeGuin cameo.) Blake Butler has a list of things he probably won’t do before he dies. It involves a G.G. Allin cover band, a dead wolf, and shaving Robert Smith’s head. Sean T. Collins talked with David Clowes, Chris Ware, Jaime Hernandez, and Gilbert Hernandez for Rolling Stone. Sylvain Chauveau & Stephan Mathieu recorded an album of Smog songs. Tomorrow magazine is now available […]
At The Outlet, Ryan Chang reports on the release party for Ben Marcus’s The Flame Alphabet. On April 5 and 6, the Harry Ransom Center in Austin will be holding a David Foster Wallace symposium. Maura Johnston talks Leonard Cohen. This fall: new Chris Ware. We’re guessing that some of you are looking forward to that one… Mike Watt and Richard Meltzer made an album. This interview with Matthew Wasovich includes references to SST Records, Cleveland punk, Oneida’s Kid Millions, […]