In our afternoon reading: musicians react to Ferguson, Chuck Wendig on social media and empathy, an interview with Anthony Hegarty, Emily St. John Mandel on the new Lars Iyer novel, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Flying Lotus Interviewed, New Teju Cole Writing, Sean H. Doyle, Claudia Rankine’s Latest, and More
Checking in with Flying Lotus, Lars Iyer, and Justin K. Broadrick; thoughts on new books from Kerry Howley, Claudia Rankine, and Jim Ruland; an excerpt from Sean H. Doyle’s forthcoming book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Zadie Smith on Manhattan, Dan Harmon, Lars Iyer’s Playlist, Eimear McBride, “Small Town” Debuts, and More
New writing from Zadie Smith, Eimear McBride on Agota Kristof, Jordan Ginsberg on Dan Harmon, thoughts on EMA’s zine, a playlist from Lars Iyer, and more.
Morning Bites: Eimear McBride, Cooking With Steve Albini, Leslie Jamison on Marilynne Robinson, Lars Iyer, and More
Joshua Cohen on Eimear McBride’s novel, Leslie Jamison on Marilynne Robinson, a Joyland fundraiser, thoughts on Lars Iyer’s latest, and more.
“When the nostalgia train hits a time when you were actually an adult, you palpably experience the constructedness of history.” At Artforum, Rhonda Lieberman looks at the New Museum’s “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star.” Nick Antosca makes the case for Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning: “a movie Werner Herzog, David Lynch, and Shivers-era David Cronenberg might make if they teamed up to shoot a Bourne knockoff in Louisiana on a shoestring budget.” THE2NDHAND‘s Todd Dills on his novel […]
Afternoon Bites: Unwound Reissues, Patti Smith Reads Virginia Woolf, Conversing With Lars Iyer, and More
Four words: Numero Group reissues Unwound. No big deal; just Patti Smith reading from Virginia Woolf’s The Waves. HTML Giant interviewed Lars Iyer, whose Exodus is out now from Melville House. So, about that contentious New York Public Library renovation? Michael Kimmelman has some questions about that. The New Yorker on polite graffiti. Chris Mautner on unjustly forgotten comics anthologies. A look back on Neil Gaiman’s The Books of Magic. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.