“Chicago” by Sufjan Stevens, Studs Terkel and a shouting “performance poet” show up in the trailer for The Day Carl Sandburg Died, which pemiers Monday, Sept. 24, at 10 p.m on PBS.
Patti Smith was in the New York Times yesterday, discussing the PBS premier of the documentary, “Patti Smith, Dream of Life”, on Dec. 30th. The broadcast, part of the PBS series “POV,” is but the first step in what appears to be an all-out blitz to erase any remaining notions that Ms. Smith has not done enough work yet. That quote didn’t sit right with me, as I wasn’t aware anybody thought Smith’s body of work was lacking anything — […]
Bites: The Dantean inferno of Brooklyn, Dickens Christmas Bummer, Granta Picks, Todd P in Mexico, Best Metal, and More
I loved this Gawker quote about the “ironic trailer park” they are building in Bushwick: “Every year they add a new level to the Dantean inferno that is artistic living in Brooklyn.” Lit. “What a wonderful thing it is, that such a great success should occasion me such intolerable anxiety and disappointment!” Charles Dickens on A Christmas Carol. The Guardian discusses why the book didn’t give the writer a surplus of holiday cash. Taschen will bring you back to the […]