In our afternoon reading: interviews with Gwen Westerman and Tade Thompson, thoughts on the music of Stick in the Wheel, and more.
In our morning reading: Tom Peyer on Edgar Allan Poe comics, revisiting the music of Talking Heads, and more.
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by Kobo Abe and Renee Gladman, fiction by Luke B. Goebel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rachel Cusk’s Latest, Peter Straub on Poe’s Heirs, Kate Zambreno, Negative Reviews, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on recent books from Rachel Cusk and Kate Zambreno, recent Korean fiction, and more.
Morning Bites: Sarah Gerard, Depressing Music, Weyes Blood Interviewed, John Green and John Hughes, and More
In our Wednesday morning reading: celebrating the release of Sarah Gerard’s Binary Star, the case for depressing music, a Weyes Blood interview, Idris Elba and Edgar Allan Poe, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Price & Poe, Peter Bagge on Margaret Sanger, James Wolcott, Iron Lung Interviewed, and More
A look at James Wolcott’s criticism; checking in with Iron Lung; a massive oral history of Elliott Smith; Edgar Allan Poe adaptations; and more.
Morning Bites: Jim Jarmusch’s Band, Revisiting “Medium Cool,” Sarah Polley & Nonfiction, Poe House Reopens, and More
In this morning’s roundup of interesting links: Jim Jarmusch’s band is reviewed, Sarah Polley’s foray into nonfiction filmmaking is discussed; Poe House is slated to reopen to the public; Damon Krukowski talks about champagne; a landmark NYC building is renovated, and much more.
Afternoon Bites: Martin Scorsese and NYRB, Matthew Dickman on Mary Ruefle, Baltimore’s Literary History, and More
“This is a book not just for poets but for anyone interested in the human heart, the inner-life, the breath exhaling a completion of an idea that will make you feel changed in some way.” Matthew Dickman on Mary Ruefle’s Madness, Rack, and Honey. Will Sheff makes the case that a televised Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show concert from 1974 is his preferred “cinematic document of a rock and roll band.” Martin Scorsese is making a documentary about the New […]