In our afternoon reading: interviews with Cheryl Strayed and Joe Hill, labels that did notable work in 2015, adapting Neil Gaiman short stories as comics, and more.
I may have lost track of the number of book groups I’m in at this point. Four? Five? I run one, and am now in the semi-regular position of putting together the reading list for early 2014. (One prediction: the expanded edition of Carl Wilson’s Let’s Talk About Love will make an appearance.) It’s something I value a lot — getting to talk about books with smart people is never not time well spent, and in a lot of cases, I’ve […]
Afternoon Bites: Mountain Goats Revisited, “Signifying Rappers,” Wayne Gretzky, Bro-Country Examined, and More
Dueling takes on a certain recently-reissued David Foster Wallace/Mark Costello collaboration, Peter Hughes looks back at The Mountain Goats’ last decade, Jody Rosen delves into the world of “Bro-Country,” and more.