Bites: The Pope embraces dandyism, Gary Indiana, own a piece of Virginia Woolf history, indie supergroups, new bookstores, and more

First the Pope says Potter is alright, now the Vatican is cool with the king of the dandies, Oscar Wilde. Strange things are afoot in Rome. Gary Indiana picks songs that relate to his newest work, The Shanghai Gesture, on Largehearted Boy. The beach that inspired Virginia Woolf to write To The Lighthouse is up for sale (thanks Litkicks) I guess starting an indie supergroup means that you need to sound like an updated version of The Traveling Wilburys, which […]

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Bites: Pixar, Joy Division-New Order-Hacienda, Infinite Jest, new bookstores

New Order/Joy Division bassist Peter Hook has written a tell-all book about the famous Manchester club The Ha├žienda that was the epicenter of the “Madchester” sound in the late 80’s and early 90’s titled; The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club (Simon & Schuster). According to Pitchfork however, the book might be a little too juicy. A new independent bookstore, Greenlight Bookstore, will be opening in Fort Greene in the Fall. In a time where people need these resources […]

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