In our morning reading: a playlist from Sari Botton, book recommendations from Kali Fajardo-Anstine, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Hope Larson’s Short Film, James Murphy and Harold Pinter, Claire Messud Interviewed, Greg Tate on Kanye West, and More
James Murphy goes Broadway, Greg Tate on “Yeezus,” interviews with Claire Messud and Royal Young, and much more.
David Chang (above) and Dave Eggers join forces as McSweeney’s announces they are launching a food imprint and a children’s book one. Penina Roth, the mind behind the fantastic Franklin Park Reading Series, is profiled. Aaron Sorkin will guest star on an episode of 30 Rock. Clockwork Orange author, Anthony Burgess, has an arts center in his honor. James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, goes on Colbert to discuss his “retirement.”
Apparently Flavorpill does, so they’ve created a list of famous feuds between musicians and music journalists. If you don’t want to read it, here’s the rundown: Musto and James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem aren’t really having a feud. Murphy was being playful. Musto’s own publication interviewed him about it. Lou Reed vs. Lester Bangs: I’ll admit to this being relevant, and I wish more music crits. wrote drug fueled criticism of their hero’s. Courtney Love vs. Lynn Hirschberg: I didn’t […]