In our morning reading: new writing from Hanif Abdurraqib and Nick Antosca, visiting the Leonora Carrington Museum, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Rebecca Mead on “Middlemarch,” James Turrell, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra’s Latest, Farel Dalrymple, and More
This afternoon: Joyce Carol Oates on Rebecca Mead on Middlemarch, Farel Dalrymple’s new graphic novel, a look at Williamsburg’s DIY music venues, Russ & Daughters gets a documentary, and more.
Afternoon Bites: James Turrell, Alex Chilton Archives, Books About Sports, Doc Pomus Documentary, and More
Discussing the work of James Turrell at Bad at Sports; an Alex Chilton live album is released; looking into when “arthouse” became a pejorative term; Doc Pomus gets a documentary; and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Blue Jasmine” Reviewed, Hard Rock Roundtable, Nathaniel Philbrick Interviewed, James Turrell, and More
An interview with Nathaniel Philbrick, a pair of reviews of Woody Allen’s latest, Natalie Portman adapts an Amos Oz book for the screen, hair metal is discussed, and more.
Weekend Bites: Bernard Malamud’s Best Work, Jennifer Gilmore, James Turrell Profiled, Bob Mould on Phoenix, and More
Bernard Malamud would have been 99 this weekend. Tablet‘s Adam Chandler took a straw poll to learn what is considered to be his best work. Lauren Elkin on why Anne Boelyn continues to obsess us. Jennifer Gilmore: interviewed at The Paris Review. Bryan Waterman reviewed Richard Hell’s memoir, I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp. Harper’s Bazaar interviewed James Turrell about his life and work. Bob Mould on Phoenix. Linda Besner on the ethics of publishing posthumous work. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn […]
New Godspeed You! Black Emperor, everybody. Coming to Philadelphia next month: the 215 Festival returns. One of our editors still has fond memories of seeing Robert Christgau and Francis Davis in conversation at a previous iteration of said festival… …and a week after that, the Mosaic Literary Conference comes to NYC. Junot Díaz talks with Wired about his forays into science fiction. Bryan Lee O’Malley interviewed Andrew Hussie. xTx made The Outlet a mix. Arty Shepard of the excellent Greenpoint […]