In our Tuesday afternoon reading: an excerpt from the new book of Kathy Acker and McKenzie Ward’s correspondence, an interview with Nick Tosches, thoughts on Olympia punks G.L.O.S.S., talking superheroes with G. Willow Wilson, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Mohsin Hamid, David Cronenberg Interviewed, Ben Lerner and Silence, Prince in the 1980s, and More
In our Monday afternoon reading: notes on books by Mohsin Hamid, Kathy Acker, and Ben Lerner; thoughts on listening to Prince in the 1980s; an interview with David Cronenberg; and more.
Weekend Bites: Justin Taylor on Matt Summell, Talking Kelly Link, Ta-Nehisi Coates on David Carr, and More
In our weekend reading: news of the Kathy Acker Fellowship, Ta-Nehisi Coates remembers David Carr, Justin Taylor reviews the latest from Matt Summell, Roxane Gay on bad mentors, and more.
Afternoon Bites: T.S. Eliot and Hipsters, Robert Sheckley and “Black Mirror,” Kathy Acker, Tournament of Books Shortlist, and More
Notes on T.S. Eliot and hipsters, some recommended reading from Robert Sheckley, a beer identity crisis, news of Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey’s new comic, and more.
Afternoon Bites: The Aislers Set Return, Kate Zambreno on Kathy Acker, Margaret Atwood’s New Collection, Elena Ferrante, and More
Checking in with AV Linton of The Aislers Set, new writing from Matt Bell and Chloe Caldwell, Kate Zambreno on Kathy Acker, John Freeman on Elena Ferrante, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chris Kraus on Kathy Acker, Donald Antrim, “Zen Arcade” at 30, Saeed Jones Interviewed, and More
Chris Kraus wrote about Kathy Acker, Donald Antrim and Saeed Jones were interviewed, new writing from Sasha Fletcher, worrisome art-world news, and more.
Morning Bites: Kathy Acker Biography, Katherine Faw Morris, Inside Sublime Frequencies, Julia Fierro Interviewed, and More
In this morning’s reading: news of a Kathy Acker biography, new writing from Katherine Faw Morris, a talk with one of the folks behind Sublime Frequencies, an interview with Julia Fierro, and more.
Fifty-second street. West Side, New York City. Hell’s Kitchen – one of those areas into which no one would once have walked unless loaded. Guns or drugs or both. But now it has been gentrified: the beautiful people have won. A man in middle-aged-rocker uniform, tight black jeans and nondescript T-shirt, lets Nigel, the photographer, and me through the studio doorway; then a chipmunk-sort-of-guy in shorts, with a Buddha tattooed on one of his arms, greets us warmly. This is […]