Maira Kalman, Dave Eggers, David Byrne, and Alice Waters team up with Levi’s to design t-shirts with proceeds going to The Edible Schoolyard. Jews try and forgive H.P. Lovecraft for being an anti-Semite. Edward Champion talks to Dana Spiotta at McNally Jackson. The American Folk Art Museum tries to figure out how to keep going. (We sure hope it does.) Some interesting folks acting in an upcoming Jeff Buckley biopic.
In an interview with The Village Voice, Frederick Colting, aka John David California, appears a little too innocent. The writer, who is being sued by J.D. Salinger, claims his novel is a modern-day Frankenstein. Colting doesn’t further elaborate as to thematic or genre-bending similarities to Mary Shelley’s Prometheus, but he does equate Salinger, that infamously reclusive and libel-minded writer, to the infamously bratty character of Holden Caulfield. “Holden acts like the entire world revolves around him. And, in a way, […]