News on the NYRB documentary, reviews that infuriated Hemingway, interviews with Tony Molina and Sean Madigan Hoen, music from Matmos, and more.
Afternoon Bites: New Zadie Smith Essay, Hesh Kestin Considered, Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski, Inside Spork Press, and More
This afternoon: new writing from Zadie Smith, a look back at Martin Scorsese’s New York, New York, Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski’s new collection, Spork Press gets profiled, and more.
Weekend Bites, The Frightening Edition: Keats Misdiagnosed?, the Penis as Literary Device, ScarJo to Rape Arthur Miller’s Work, Truths in Ghostbusters, and Why M&M’s Might As Well Be Crack
Happy Halloween! In honor of the spooky holiday, Vol.1 has collected some particularly frightening Bites, ranging from the traditionally fun-filled, the absolutely outraging, and the sadly serious. Lit. Did medical malpractice lead to the death of John Keats, leaving the poet starving and anguished? Wait, isn’t that what poets are definitively? After losing his own book deal, South Carolina governor Mark Sanford praises Ayn Rand. In a review of Alistair Morgan’s Sleeper’s Wake, The Rumpus expostulates on the penis as […]
Emily Blunt in The Young Victoria
Emily Blunt was much too quick an actress to play the flat-charactered fashion ditz in The Devil Wears Prada, and her grandiose new period piece, The Young Victoria, has the potential to allow her a part she deserves.