In our weekend reading: notes on books by Lucia Berlin and Rebecca Solnit, Shelly Oria and Nelly Reifler on collaboration, and more.
“Shame is embarrassment on Ritalin.” Rick Moody and Michael Hearst admit to slacking by doing only ten episodes in about three years, which might explain why the newest episode of their 18:59 podcast is titled, “Shame”. On this episode, they talk to psychologist Tara Goodrich, and funny guy Eugene Mirman all in just under 19 minutes. On a personal note, I personally feel a hint of shame for not mentioning the podcast when I interviewed Hearst a few weeks. Freakanomics […]
How do you go about introducing the life and work of Genesis Bryer P-Orridge to people with little to no prior knowledge? I’d say you hope that they aren’t squeamish, and you point them to the wikipedia page Mr./Ms. P-Orridge, and hope for the best. I say that because as much of a brilliant artist as P-Orridge is (I say this with the greatest respect), starting a conversation with terms like “member of pioneering noise/industrial band Throbbing Gristle”, “underwent operations […]
On August 8th,Heartworm Press will be presenting a night that showcases music and spoken pieces from a group of artists connected to the Philadelphia-based indie press at Santos Party House. The lineup in pretty impressive to say the least, and includes a live set by Cold Cave, whose upcoming record, Love Comes Close, will end up being on a few “best of” lists at the end of 2009. Speaking (among others) will be underground noise legend Gensis P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle/Psychic […]