In our weekend reading: checking in with Jarvis Cocker, writing advice from Jacqueline Woodson, new writing from Lenny Kaye, and more.
Sombrero Fallout is about an imagination in crisis. It is a “what am I doing with my life?” book. It is full of doubt and self-loathing – and it is also incredibly funny. Yes, I am talking about that dread phrase laugh-out-loud funny. In the Independent, Jarvis Cocker wrote about his love for the writing of Richard Brautigan.
Morning Bites: Jarvis Cocker and Karaoke, Megan Stielstra Interviewed, Allison Crutchfield’s EP, Lacy M. Johnson, and More
Interviews with Megan Stielstra and Lacy M. Johnson, Jarvis Cocker judging Pulp karaoke, a playlist from Eleni Sikelianos, new music from Allison Crutchfield, and more.
Weekend Bites: Hipster Punchlines, Pulp Documentary, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Maxwell Neely-Cohen’s Playlist, and More
Thoughts on the Pulp documentary, a Maxwell Neely-Cohen playlist, notes on the hipster as punchline, Kelly Sue DeConnick on comics, an excerpt from Juliet Escoria’s new collection, and more for your weekend reading.
Afternoon Bites: Rushdie on García Márquez, Revisiting Pulp, New Nicola Griffith Fiction, Bellow on Film, and More
This afternoon: a Pulp album turns twenty, Saul Bellow on film, Salman Rushdie’s tribute to Gabriel García Márquez, new fiction from Nicola Griffith, a Juliet Escoria interview, poetry from Tommy Pico, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Great Southern Novels, Jarvis Cocker’s Film, New Shane Jones Fiction, Broken River Books, and More
This afternoon: Sari Botton remembers Maggie Estep, Jarvis Cocker makes a move into filmmaking, a new story from Shane Jones, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jarvis Cocker and Scott Walker, Interviewing Christine Schutt, David Lang at BAM, and More
Christine Schutt talked with HTML Giant. Some reactions to Vertigo editor Karen Berger leaving DC Comics. The Atlantic is hosting a roundtable discussion of Lincoln. Jarvis Cocker interviewed Scott Walker. A look at David Lang’s love fail, coming to BAM this weekend. Elizabeth Bastos on Anne Carson’s Autobiography of Red. Jeff Bursey looks at the latest from Karl Ove Knausgard. A look at the reviews for David Mamet’s latest play. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Jarvis Cocker reads from a picture book for children. Steve Almond talks to Chloe Caldwell at The Rumpus. Emma Straub on the awesomeness that is powering through a television series. That time Studs Terkel talked to Dorothy Parker. It seems that the Devil still wears Prada. Our own Jason Diamond tells the story of Nudie Cohn. Cohn was the tailor behind the rhinestone covered suits for iconic musicians from Hank Williams to Gram Parsons. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and […]