Wild Things: It’s Released! Did you know?? Pitchfork interviews Spike Jonze. We’ve All Been Wondering Lately about “What Makes a Children’s Classic.”(NYT Arts Beat) Ohmahgawd–Wild Things, Wild Things, Wild Things. Lit. This essay on the importance of the humanities is outstanding.(Harper’s) Gigantic is interviewed by Fictionaut. “But, reader, I loved him.” On Charlotte Brontë’s Mr. Rochester as the most romantic character in literature. Oh, yes. Reading!: the demand of literature From last week, The Millions on Lit’s Nobel Prize and […]
By Jason Diamond Reunions are sometimes inevitable, as is the talk of why the band reuniting decided to get back together after how ever many years. As the fans of these artists, we can only really hope it’s for all the right reasons, and the bundle of money we will pop out to see said reunions will be worth it. We have 60’s obscure folk singers come back to more attention than they ever had back in their heyday, 70’s […]
They hipped us on Gary Shteyngart’s love of smoked meats, featured an in-depth conversation between Tao Lin and Malcolm Gladwell, and pretty much just blew our minds with their first issue. Now, the folks at Gigantic are staking their claim on the interweb with a pretty new website that has art from New York Times Magazine featured artist Thomas Doyle, Shya Scanlon’s latest installment of his internet-serialized novel Forecast and new fiction from J.A. Tyler. Go check it out here.
The flyer is kinda tiny, so I’m gonna copy and paste straight from the Gigantic site. You Don’t Know Me! Gigantic/Opium/Bomb Benefit Bash — Wednesday, Aug. 26th Bowery Electric 6:30pm – 12am — Join some of New York’s most innovative artists and creative minds in celebrating a joint End Summer Extravaganza Benefit party presented by Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Magazines hosted by Bowery Electric! The event will feature multiple short programs — performances, microreadings and video installations — to be performed variety style […]