In our morning reading: Marcy Dermansky on art, thoughts on music and the Women’s March, and more.
Weekend Bites: Ta-Nehisi Coates Interviewed, New Roxane Gay Nonfiction, E.L. Doctorow’s Legacy, Wendy C. Ortiz, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Wendy C. Ortiz, new writing from Roxane Gay and Molly Gaudry, new music from Wax Idols, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Remembering E.L. Doctorow, Maxwell Neely-Cohen on Video Games, Noelle Stevenson, Ales Kot Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: remembering the life and work of E.L. Doctorow, interviews with Noelle Stevenson and Ales Kot, new writing from Maxwell Neely-Cohen, and more.
Indexing: Elvis Costello, Transmetropolitan Revisited, Nick Harkaway, Screenwriting Podcasts, Studs Terkel, and More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.
R.I.P. Butterfly in the Sky. (If you can’t place the line, Reading Rainbow is dead.) E.L Doctorow’s new novel Homer and Langley is ready, and reviewers can’t stop comparing it to Ragtime. Okay, he’s a “special genius for ellipsis,” blah blah blah. Whatever, “the scandalous allure of a New York tabloid series” is totally exciting to me. On the High Line, there is a new art installation visible especially at night. While not naked hotel-guests, the exhilerating sense of that […]