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 […]
Lev Grossman digs some Colin Meloy, Twilight goes 8 bit, new media and old are to blame in the London riots, and more.
CNN + Vice + Sub Pop? Free Williamsburg asks if “Wolf Blitzer is going to start wearing skinny jeans and doing blow with Terry Richardson at Market Hotel?” The Poe Toaster bailed? Ralph Waldo Emerson was a nutcase. Israel doesn’t want an American Jewish journalist hanging around How espresso is made by my favorite coffee shop/roasters, Intelligentsia Coffee Flavorpill reviews Patti Smith’s book, Just Kids. Pitchfork says Dum Dum Girls are “rising“ Heavy psych from France.