In our morning reading: a conversation with Nicole Dennis-Benn, Elle Nash on first sentences, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Roky Erickson Remembered, Firecracker Award Nominees, Rainbow Rowell, Frances Badalamenti Interviewed, and More
In our afternoon reading: a look at the life and music of Roky Erickson, a playlist from Gregory Spatz, and more.
Roky Erickson Hanging Out with His New Band, Okkervil River
I’m sorry if you don’t share my excitement for Erickson teaming up with Okkervil River for his upcoming album, True Love Cast Out All Evil, but I’m almost certain this will yield amazing results.
Bites: Cassette From My Ex, Sartre and The Slugger, Sontag’s Opinions, Jamie Stewart Tells a Story, and More
Boston Globe talks to Jason Bitner of Found Magazine and Cassette From My Ex. Mark McGwire and Sartre. New York Tyrant passes a note through HTMLGiant. Deckfight is reading Faulkner. Susan Sontag and her opinions. Roky Erickson + Will Sheff =’s mind blown Blonde Redhead + Dungeons & Dragons is also pretty cool. Jamie Stewart from Xiu Xiu tells a story. Find us on Twitter and Facebook for more news.