In our afternoon reading: a review of K Chess’s new novel, stories by Ilana Masad and Robert Lopez, and more.
In our weekend reading: interviews with Guy Delisle and Dolan Morgan, Pavement’s history with the Kentucky Derby, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Wikipedia Printed, Joni Tevis’s Latest, Pavement Reissues, Gary Panter Interviewed, and More
In our Friday afternoon reading: reviews of new books by Joni Tevis and Colin Winnette, an interview with Gary Panter, checking in with Pavement about their reissue series, and more.
Nick Harkaway’s The Blind Giant is out today in the UK. Gina Frangello talks to Cheryl Strayed at Bookslut. Sasha Frere-Jones on the twentieth anniversary of Pavement’s Slanted & Enchanted. Anna Pulley on Chloe Caldwell’s Legs Get Led Astray. Dan Wickett looks at the work of Breece D’J Pancake for Short Story Month. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
There are some things that are just worth posting for the hell of it, and a picture of young Stephen Malkmus is one of those.
By Jason Diamond Reunions are sometimes inevitable, as is the talk of why the band reuniting decided to get back together after how ever many years. As the fans of these artists, we can only really hope it’s for all the right reasons, and the bundle of money we will pop out to see said reunions will be worth it. We have 60’s obscure folk singers come back to more attention than they ever had back in their heyday, 70’s […]
.Woods in my own backyard. I’m not sure if July 13th is mid July, or still considered the early part of it, but July would seem to be midway through the year, and I’ve maybe already heard the best album I will hear in 2009. It’s called Songs of Shame, and it’s by a band from my neighborhood called Woods. Here is what I come away with from this album: The fully realized vision of post punk meets Grateful Dead […]