When Paul Thomas Anderson Talked to David Foster Wallace About Don DeLillo

  You can learn a lot about Paul Thomas Anderson on this week’s WTF Podcast, but maybe the most interesting bit of trivia you could pick up is that P.T.A. took a class taught by David Foster Wallace. Listen to the whole thing, but Anderson calls Wallace the first teacher he fell in love with around the 38 minute mark. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google +, our Tumblr, and sign up for our mailing list.

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Afternoon Bites: Stuart Murdoch Interviewed, Ian MacKaye at the Library of Congress, Marc Maron, Natasha Khan’s Favorite Albums, and More

At Slate, David Haglund has a lengthy musing on the career of Marc Maron. Ian MacKaye gave a lecture at the Library of Congress; SPIN has some of the highlights. Stuart Murdoch talked with Matthew Perpetua about moviemaking, Belle & Sebastian, and hymns. Artforum on BAM’s “Booed at Cannes” series. Giant Robot interviewed Matthew Salesses. Talking 77 Million Paintings with Brian Eno. Bat for Lashes’ Natasha Khan on her favorite albums. Sam Allingham has a terrific essay up on Tin House focusing on Moby-Dick, his […]

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Afternoon Bites: Chloe Caldwell and Edward St. Aubyn Interviews, Warren Ellis Talks “Gun Machine,” Marc Maron’s Favorite WTF Episodes, and More

Douglas Wolk interviewing Warren Ellis? Yep, we’re reading the hell out of that. Chloe Caldwell talked about writing about sex with the PDXX Collective. Not surprisingly, Edward St. Aubyn’s By the Book interview is magnificent. Marc Maron selected his favorite WTF episodes. The Oxford American has an excerpt from Scott McClanahan’s Crapalachia. Resident Advisor has an oral history of The Bunker. Vol.1 Brooklyn’s Tobias Carroll talked fiction with the folks from Joyland. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.

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