In our morning reading: an interview with Joshua Cohen, talking books with Lydia Lunch and Jerry Stahl, Binyavanga Wainaina and Janelle Monae, new writing from Laird Hunt, and more.
Morning Bites: Lydia Lunch Reissued, Jami Attenberg & Joseph Mitchell, Jessica Hopper Interviewed, Frieze in Comics, and More
In our Monday morning reason: news of (and audio from) a Lydia Lunch reissue, new writing from Dolan Morgan and Sarah Jean Alexander, an interview with Jessica Hopper, and more.
Afternoon Bites: (Lonely) Desert Island Discs, Lydia Lunch Interviewed, “Pottymouth” at 20, Converge, and More
Fiction from Antal Szerb; an interview with Lydia Lunch; footage of Converge at St. Vitus; thoughts on book dedications; and much more can be found in our afternoon reading for this Wednesday.
“Crews did not look or act like your typical college professor, shaving his head or wearing a Mohawk and making every literature lecture a performance. Other writers described him as “riveting,” especially when he was talking about writing.” – Harry Crews’ obituary. At 17 Dots, our own Jason Diamond talks about the Kim Gordon/Lydia Lunch band named after Crews. “I’ll read “The Hunger Games” when I finish the previous 3,000 years of fiction written for adults.” – We guess Joel Stein […]
Morning Bites: Charlotte Brontë Lady, Miranda July’s Craigslist stuff, Stalin’s Daughter, Lydia Lunch, and more
Our new hero is this lady who lives her life dressed like Charlotte Brontë. Do you want to buy stuff Miranda July bought off Craigslist? Lydia Lunch meets Dominique Strauss Kahn in a purely fictional way at 3: AM Magazine. Julie Klausner talks about the most Jewish episodes of her How Was Your Week? podcast. Barack Obama: fan of indie bookstores. Joseph Stalin’s daughter passed away at the age of 85. Scott Walker is doing a bang up job in Wisconsin. (No […]