In our morning reading: Marissa Nadler’s new album, the legacy of Alan Vega, new writing from Luc Sante, and more.
Weekend Bites: Francine Prose on “Frankenstein,” Drew Nellins Smith, Adapting “The Interestings,” Marissa Nadler on Mitski, and More
In our weekend reading: Francine Prose on Frankenstein, thoughts on the adaptation of “The Interesting,” an interview with Drew Nellins Smith, and more.
Morning Bites: Geoff Dyer Interviewed, Literary Eating, Marissa Nadler, Miles Davis on Film, and More
Talking with Geoff Dyer and Marissa Nadler, revisiting late-80s cult films, the best books about writers, and more.
Any list of artists whose we admire greatly would have to include the names of Marissa Nadler, who has made numerous albums of haunting, textured music over the past decade, including this year’s staggeringly good July; and Naomi Yang: musician, photographer, and publisher of avant-garde literature. And thus, we’re excited to hear that Yang directed a video for Nadler’s song “Drive,” which turns the song into a kind of kaleidoscope of collages and vivid locations. Plus, there’s a View-Master, which is a […]
Things we like include the literary nonprofit and the music of talented artists like Marissa Nadler. Thus, the compilation You Be My Heart, which features the latter and benefits the former, falls very much into our proverbial wheelhouse. Does it hurt that Nadler’s contribution to the album, the shimmering “Half as Much,” serves as a pitch-perfect demonstration of her talents as a songwriter? (You can hear it below.)
Morning Bites: Europe’s “Gatsby,” Questioning the Canon, Amtrak Residency, Joseph Riippi on “The Last Days of California,” and More
This morning: editing the literary canon, Philip Glass on children’s television, Joseph Riippi on Mary Miller’s latest, Amtrak literary residencies, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Art Polaroids, George Packer on Amazon, Juan Wauters Interviewed, William Boyle, and More
Catching up with William Boyle, Polaroids of the 1980s art scene, Juan Wauters discusses his solo album, Marissa Nadler’s latest album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sheila Heti’s Zine, Benjamin Lytal & Geography, Marissa Nadler’s “Game of Thrones” Cover, and More
“To understand what makes António “Mia” Emílio Leite Couto special — even extraordinary — we have to loosen our grip on the binary that distinguishes between “the West” and “Africa.”” Aaron Bady on the novels of Mia Coutu. Want to read Sheila Heti’s 90s-era feminist zine? Benjamin Lytal talks about geography and fiction. Marissa Nadler covered the Game of Thrones theme song. Michael Robbins on his unread books. Roxane Gay interviewed Ben Schrank for Tin House. Michael H. Miller on Julian Schnabel. […]