Justin Taylor wrote about Zachary German at HTMLGiant Justin thought the tone of that was a little too harsh. This shows a lot of caring on the part of Mr. Taylor. You should probably read his review simply based on the fact that there just aren’t enough nice people out there anymore.
3:AM Magazine interviews Butler, and his bad sleeping habits are discussed: “I was actually sleeping pretty well for a while up until I started getting deep into the insomnia book. Most of my life, though, I’ve had weird troubles, from the not sleeping (the longest I was ever up was 129 hours), to sleep talking/walking/eating, sleep terrors, and so on.” Over at HTMLGiant, Butler interviews Zachary German: “Woody Allen’s first three prose collections made me laugh. I read a lot […]
Two characters, Robert and Tom, discuss this band’s lead singer, Jamie Stewart, near the end of the novel. This has been one of my favorite songs for years; one time I thought a friend and I were going to start a band and I was really stoked to cover this song [“Apistat Commander”], but we never ended up starting a band. I feel like Jamie’s voice is how I feel, all the time. I know nothing I write will ever […]
Thursday, Feb. 11th Vol. 1 Brooklyn and Gigantic Present: Greatest Three-Minute Rock ‘n’ Roll Story Ever You know, Brooklyn is a kind of alright place for music and books. But where can you find the two together? At the Greatest Three-Minute Rock ‘n’ Roll Story Ever, that’s where. Greatest Three-Minute Rock ‘n’ Roll Story Ever is where writers, rockers and raconteurs are united at last, relating three-minute stories of youth, sex, booze, noise and a little thing called rock ‘n’ […]
Over at Bookslut, Tao Lin talks to Zachary German. Topics discussed include, German’s forthcoming book, Eat When You Feel Sad, “K-Mart realism”, Dennis Cooper, and chugging Sparks in a bathroom during dinner. Lin asks German to “describe the drinking of the Sparks using the prose style of Eat When You Feel Sad“, then asks him to “do it using a different kind of prose style”.
Weekend Bites: Postcards From Warhol, Dennis Cooper Christens Zachary German, Tumblr Book Deals, “Howl”, and More
Andy Warhol’s life “couldn’t fill a penny postcard“. Dennis Cooper christens Zachary German. Stuff Hipsters Hate gets a book deal. Tobi Vail on Kate Christensen. Some really cool jackets and bookmarks at Cup of Jo. The Big Other on John Ashbery’s Planisphere The reviews of “Howl” begin rolling in.
Thanks Dennis Cooper