In our afternoon reading: talking with Shelley Jackson, new writing by Erica Dawson, and much more.
Morning Bites: Bette Howland, 2015’s Best Nonfiction, Ben Tanzer on “Zero Saints,” Garth Risk Hallberg, and More
In our morning reading: the literary history of Bette Howland, new writing on music from Michael Azzerad, Ben Tanzer on Gabino Iglesias’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sean H. Doyle Interviewed, Jacqueline Woodson, “Just Mercy” On Screen, Nina McConigley, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Sean H. Doyle, Jacqueline Woodson converses with an ex-President, talking with Nina McConigley, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Digitizing Houdini’s Scrapbooks, Michael Azerrad, Real Estate’s Latest, Philadelphia Zines, and More
This afternoon: notes on Agnostic Front and Real Estate, Andrew Bujalski is reviewed, Houdini’s scrapbooks, talking music with Michael Azzerad, Philadelphia zines, and more.
Earlier this year, a website called The Talkhouse made its debut. Its pedigree is impressive: the editor-in-chief is Michael Azzerad, who’s about as unfuckwithable as one can get in terms of music writers covering punk and its aftermath. And the concept, at least on the surface, is simple: it’s a collection of musicians writing about other musicians’ albums. It’s been around for over a month now; with that in mind, it seemed time to get a sense of where The Talkhouse is […]