In our morning reading: Jason Heller on The Cure, a playlist from Dmitry Samarov, and much more.
Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez talked comics with The AV Club. Sam Sifton takes us inside the latest issue of Field & Stream. Keith Gessen on the friendship between Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin. Hector Tobar looks at what the reading choices of 2012’s Presidential candidates say about them. Roxane Gay on revelation. Vulture chats with the folks behind the deeply comprehensive Game of Thrones site Westeros.org. Maura Johnston on Pink and Carly Rae Jespen. William Basinski is interviewed at Tiny […]
The New York Times is discussing the novel Desperate Characters with its author, Paula Fox. (Which is as good a time as any to suggest that you read Desperate Characters if you haven’t already.) Brandon Stosuy on the latest album from Converge. Rosie Schaap on female bartenders. Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez made an appearance on The Bat Segundo Show. News on the progress of the film adaptation of Just Kids. Maria Sherman on hanging out in western Massachusetts with the band Psychic Blood. […]
Afternoon Bites: Dum Dum Girls and Strawberry Switchblade, “Tomorrow” Arrives, Adapting “A Wrinkle In Time,” and More
Douglas Wolk on the Dum Dum Girls and Strawberry Switchblade. (Literary bonus: there’s an Ursula K. LeGuin cameo.) Blake Butler has a list of things he probably won’t do before he dies. It involves a G.G. Allin cover band, a dead wolf, and shaving Robert Smith’s head. Sean T. Collins talked with David Clowes, Chris Ware, Jaime Hernandez, and Gilbert Hernandez for Rolling Stone. Sylvain Chauveau & Stephan Mathieu recorded an album of Smog songs. Tomorrow magazine is now available […]