Afternoon Bites: Southern California Hardcore, Lauren Groff Interviewed, Prince Master Class, Literary Bestseller Economics, and More

“These pages are replete with stories about battles with cops, long afternoons surfing and skateboarding, being driven around on the freeways by the “only one with a license,” bass guitars thrust through frat house windows, and nights at the unofficial “Mecca” of the scene, the Oki Dog.” Brian Kim Stefans on We Got Power! Ed Champion is planning a 3,000-mile “conversational journey” across the United States. Jessica Luther on feminism in romance novels. Touré on Questlove on Prince. Guernica talked with […]

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Afternoon Bites: Rorschach Returns, “The People Who Eat Darkness” Reviewed, Patrick Somerville and Lauren Groff in Conversation, and More

Brad Nelson talks about Rorschach playing Le Poisson Rouge this past weekend. Patrick Somerville and Lauren Groff in conversation at Bomb. Nick Antosca on Richard Lloyd Parry’s The People Who Eat Darkness over at The Daily. Details have emerged of Swans’ new album The Seer, and: damn, we are excited for this one. (Jarboe!) If you’ve ever wanted to hide a wireless router inside of a book… Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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Morning Bites: Etgar Keret, Tanlines Guy Archiving, Jazz Age Ladies, Molly Ringwald’s Boots, and More

We’d like to remind you that this Sunday, April 29th, we’re teaming up with Bomb, FSG, and Tumblr to bring you an evening with Etgar Keret who will be in conversation with Lorin Stein of The Paris Review at PowerHouse Arena.  RSVP at Facebook. Cynthia Ozick is interviewed at The Guardian. Rebellious ladies of Fitzgerald’s Jazz Age. The Millions talk to Lauren Groff. LitKicks on Ed McClanahan’s I Just Hitched in From the Coast. The guy from Tanlines archives old Jewish […]

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