Bites: Proust and a six pack, literary revolution, James Brown, Neutral Milk Hotel, caffeine suppositories, and more

Proust liked to knock a few cold ones back.  So what?  You think he subsisted on madeleines alone?   Just look at that picture of him.  He’s looking at you and saying “Heineken?  Fuck that shit!  Pabst Blue Ribbon!” (via Maud Newton) Lit. You should probably go over to The Millions and see their list of  “The Best Fiction of The Millennium (So Far)“ I feel like we should have a countdown to #1. Dan Brown taking on the Daughters of […]

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Weekend Bites: Alice in Wonderland, Roald Dahl, Lacoste, dudes, the “FingerBlast”, and more

The first recollection I have of watching a Tim Burton film was seeing Beetlejuice when I was eight and thinking “holy shit”. Since then, just about everything he has done since has for better or worse garnered the same reaction. With that said, this preview of Alice in Wonderland is definitely a good “holy shit”. Speaking of Burton’s film adaptations, The Rumpus talks about “Roald Dahl, Man of Letters“. I need more personal essays about Lacoste shirts in my life. […]

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