In our morning reading: thoughts on Mohsin Hamid’s new book, an interview with Anna Qu, and more.
Posted by Jon Reiss Director Gregg Araki is best known for his 1995 film The Doom Generation. Upon release, The Doom Generation quickly developed a strong cult following, and hoisted up Rose McGowan as a sex symbol for the dark alterna-teen set. Meanwhile, mainstream critics panned the film as nothing more than a cheesy riff on Larry Clark’s Kids, with insufferable dialogue and poor performances.
Midwestern books of the Americanas. (Via) Dueling Deb Olin Unferth interviews at The Rumpus and HTMLGIANT. Céline: Great writer, total scumbag. The Awl takes a look at how the Egyptian revolution could die. Hillary isn’t taking sides. Director Gregg Araki is interviewed.