Afternoon Bites: New Museum on 1993, Latest Illuminati Girl Gang, Lars Iyer Interviewed, 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 […]

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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.

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