In our afternoon reading: notes on “Mildred Pierce,” Gabino Iglesias’s tips for a good reading, nonfiction from Shawn Vestal, and more.
Afternoon Bites: New Iceage, Steve Erickson on James M. Cain, Inside “Fairytale of New York,” and More
The story behind The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York.” Steve Erickson on James M. Cain? Yes, we will read that. Roxane Gay’s notable reading for 2012. Seattle’s Wimps have a new album out next year. The Conversations With Women project has begun. Warren Ellis on hauntological literature. Details have emerged on Iceage’s second album. Nathan Larson talked with Bill Peters for Canteen. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Afternoon Bites: James M. Cain, Matt Bell and Jac Jemc Interviewed, Alan Moore on Stan Lee, and More
Matt Bell and Jac Jemc wrote two of our favorite books of 2012. And now Word Riot has an interview with both of them. Sean Howe has unearthed a 1983 essay about Stan Lee by Alan Moore. New Neurosis, everybody. Michael Connelly on James M. Cain’s lost novel. Michael Kimball made Largehearted Boy a playlist, and also chatted with Blake Butler at Vice. Julie McArthur’s story “Rivals” is highly recommended. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.