In our weekend reading: thoughts on Jesmyn Ward’s new novel, a new song from Pulp, and more.
In our morning reading: a playlist from Matthew Cheney, writing by Ann Beattie, and more.
Morning Bites: Revisiting “These Savage Shores,” Andreas Malm Interviewed, “We Love Life” at 20, and More
In our morning reading: exploring the book “These Savage Shores,” a playlist by Bethany Ball, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Emily St. John Mandel, Albini’s Keynote, Chloe Caldwell Interviewed, Pulp Documentary, and More
In our afternoon reading: Emily St. John Mandel talked with Lincoln Michel, Chloe Caldwell talked with Emily Gould, a reaction to Steve Albini’s recent keynote on the internet and the music industry, and more.
The United States operated a secret town in Eastern Tennessee as part of the Manhattan Project in the 1940s. A Continuos Lean has photos of the government’s top secret town. Joseph Pulitzer was born on this day in 1847. The witches of Lancashire get poetry. Sam McPheeters talks to LA Weekly about his new book The Loom of Ruin. Nancy Cohen (Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution is Polarizing America) is the guest on the latest Bat Segundo show. New fiction by Ryan Chang at […]
Daily links for February 13, 2012, including appearances from Pulp, Amelia Gray, and Animal Man.
Posted by Tobias Carroll The first thing you see, holding this record in your hands, is the cover. The design is stark, comprised entirely of text. First comes the name of the band, the font enormous and ornate, two letters across two lines: PULP. Below that, smaller, resembling the sort of hand-punched labels that used to adorn my dad’s collection of reel-to-reel tape recordings, is the title: WE LOVE LIFE. That contrast sets up the album to come, one that’s […]