Remembering Gabriel García Márquez; political art groups on the Lower East Side, reports from the APRIL Festival and Downtown Literary Festival, examinations of work by Grant Morrison and Helen Oyeyemi, and more.
The Grant Morrison/Alan Moore feud is rapidly becoming the stuff of legend. The New Yorker officially launched Double Take, a blog dedicated to unearthing treasures from the magazine’s archives. If these picks from the staff are any indication, we welcome the addition to our RSS feed. (As an aside: John McPhee’s articles always have the best keywords.) Jon Cotner talked family recipes. Emerging Writers Network on the latest issue of New York Tyrant. The first images have surfaced from Eli […]
Steve Albini has revealed Electrical Audio’s coffee recipe; it sounds utterly delicious. Between this and Will Oldham’s blend of coffee, it’s a good time for indie-rock coffee drinkers. (Or, at least, coffee and people involved with the album Arise Therefore). The Stranger‘s “Men Who Rock” feature is a thing of genius. Lynne Ramsay has plans to make Mobius, a science-fictional adaptation of Moby-Dick. Dan Josefson talks with The Atlantic about his novel That’s Not a Feeling. Martin Amis chatted with the Times. There is now a […]
Indexing: Nu Stadium Rock, Steve Erickson, Peaking Lights Made a Mix, “Empire Records” & Record Store Day, Barbara Comyns, And More
A roundup of things consumed by our contributors.
Posted by Tobias Carroll I’ve been watching — and quite enjoying — Rubicon, the longform conspiracy thriller currently airing on AMC. The fine critics Alan Sepinwall and Maureen Ryan have each written good summaries of why this is something you should be watching. For me, much of what I like about the show are the minor details: the framed photo of, I believe, Fugazi that hangs in the apartment of protagonist Will; the cover to the first issue of Grant […]