In our afternoon reading: new writing from Luc Sante, Jeff VanderMeer on the Octavia Project, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Lucia Berlin’s Writing Advice, Margaret Wappler Interviewed, Donald Glover, Krys Lee’s Novel, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Lucia Berlin and Margaret Wappler, Alexander Chee on Krys Lee’s debut novel, and more.
Morning Bites: Chelsea Hodson Interviewed, Donald Glover, Richardo Piglia’s Latest, John Benditt Fiction, and More
In our morning reading: a new interview with Chelsea Hodson, fiction from John Benditt, news of Donald Glover’s forthcoming television show, and more.
A Guy on Girls: Dressing Like Rachel and Monica, Race Relations Tragicomica, and a Puppy Named Hanukkah! (S1/E2, “I Get Ideas”)
Girls falls into veritable venn diagrams of comment board criticism. It lives where “I Could Do Better Than That” meets “Not Accurate to My Experience”. Between “Products of Nepotism” and “Acknowledge Your Privilege”. “Trifling” and “Oblivious”. But let’s consider the show’s influences.