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 […]
Afternoon Bites: Jarvis Cocker At The Whitney, Daniel Torday, John Jeremiah Sullivan’s View, And More
Anna Altman has some smart things to say about Sheila Heti’s The Middle Stories. Jarvis Cocker’s Relaxed Muscle project was at The Whitney this weekend; Maura Johnston has a report. Daniel Torday’s novella The Sensualist is the latest book to be released by Nouvella; it comes recommended by folks like Karen Russell and Adam Levin. Jami Attenberg on the David Foster Wallace Symposium. John Jeremiah Sullivan on the view from his window. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Morning Bites: Cocker talks poetry, letters from Orwell, Marissa Nadler video, very short stories, and more
Quintron’s Magic House in New Orleans. It would seem that the writer who wrote the Slate article “Don’t Support Your Local Bookseller,” and called indie bookstores being “cultish,” isn’t too popular. Send Electric Literature your short story of 30 to 300 words. Marcel the Shell makes it onto NBC. Jarvis Cocker talks a little bit of poetry. Letters from George Orwell. A new video for Marissa Nadler’s “In Your Lair, Bear.” Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.