Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.
Streaming entertainment has reached new levels the past several months. According to a recent Nielsen report, the total number of hours spent was up 81% year-over-year, equating to an increase of nearly 4 billion hours of connected TV use per week. While many people watched—or claimed not to be watching—Tiger King and Black AF, others were dipping into older fare that reminded them of the days when George W. Bush was the worst of their problems.
In our morning reading: interviews with Corinne Manning and Jenny Zhang, a look at the writings of Hervé Guibert, and more.
In our morning reading: thoughts on Mark Haber’s new novel, Ted Leo on Dexy’s Midnight Runners, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Jordy Rosenberg and Chris Campanioni, revisiting Aimee Mann’s music, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Adam Tedesco, a report from the Poetry to the People tour, and more.
In our morning reading: a review of Mary Miller’s new novel, an interview with Anna Moschovakis, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with Maryse Meijer and Valeria Luiselli, poetry from William Lessard, and more.
In our weekend reading: thoughts on Samanta Schweblin’s new collection, an interview with Laura Adamczyk, and much more.