To be honest, we’d probably be really excited about this collection of stories and illustrations from Ryan Ridge and Mel Bosworth even if the trailer didn’t feature “Itchycoo Park” by the Small Faces. The book is out now on Queens Ferry Press.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn presents: The Greatest 3-Minute Stories About The 90s
So we’re sure you’ve heard the whole “The 90s are back” thing at least once a day for the last six month, and maybe you’re tired of it, or maybe you can’t get enough of it. Maybe you are sitting around holding out that some Pitchfork “Best New Music” mentions Candlebox as an influence. Maybe you’re clutching a Delia’s catalog from the days when Y2K was an actual worry. Or maybe, just maybe, you’re hoping for a bunch of readers to tell […]
Morning Bites: Writers for Occupy Oakland, Edith Wharton, Bosworth’s e-chap, Weather Underground, Chip Kidd,
Dave Eggers, Michael Pollan, and other writers denounce the City of Oakland’s response to the Occupy protests. Professor Edith Wharton teaches class at HTML Giant. Mel Bosworth and Christy Crutchfield have a new e-chapbook out on Deckfight called The Five Lost Senses of Carl. Chip Kidd is going to write a Batman graphic novel. Gary Shteyngart talks to The Atlantic. So on that movie Anonymous about William Shakespeare… A 1976 documentary on the Weather Underground. Women from the 1930s dressed like mythological […]
Bites: Mel Bosworth’s Book, Sloane Crosley’s Grandmother, Rhys Chatham’s Car Commercial and More
Mel Bosworth’s book, Freight, is set to come out sometime this year on Folded Word Press. We published an excerpt from the book for our first Sunday Story of 2011. Sloane Crosley talks about her “hardcore” Jewish grandmother. Warren Ellis has a few thoughts on Casino Royale. Let’s talk about the “Great American Novel,” shall we? Never thought that Rhys Chatham’s music would be used to sell cars, but apparently anything is possible. (Via Chris Weingarten’s Twitter)