“I think raising some real class-consciousness is essential to challenging the rich bastards that are eating through this world’s people and resources like Pac-Man.” Levi Asher talks to Vanessa Veselka (pictured above) at Lit Kicks. Ron Hogan talks to Rachel Shukert and Reverend Jen. Giving Lolita a new look. Ernest Hemingway shares his thoughts on New York Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni’s Resignation. Nikola Tesla meets Deliverance. A list of imported foods that make us sick. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Jen Vafidis If by anything, this week has been overwhelmed by the Slate Lexicon Valley podcast (Car Talk for word nerds!) and Julia Holter’s latest album, Ekstasis. I blame the weather in New York, which was way more conducive to headphones and walks than coffee and armchairs.
If you like interviews with authors, and you have an iPad, iPhone, or any other type of eReader, you should really consider kicking Ron Hogan a few bucks for his Beatrice App project.
“Mr. Borges Garden” At Beatrice: Ron Hogan answers a question we posed yesterday. At The Guardian: the best books of 2011 At The Millions: More books to look forward to in 2011. Blake Butler has a story up on Matchbook titled “Ricky’s Index Fingers.”