The Believer Logger: More and more birds get... →
believermag: More and more birds get dropped off, most of them with wing trauma, some of them poisoned. There is one with a fish hook in its throat. The hook was attached to a filament which was attached to a branch which turned the bird into a kite. The babies are the saddest, but the support guys say… Her art is tiny and weighted. The book is an object, a space, you can feel it in...
I go back to New York.
I go back to New York. I feel like I’m always going back to New York, I will always be in a state of going back to New York. The pasts of me all, back in New York. I have shoulders now. This is a result of my flesh shrinking or going away and I can almost, now, see where the different areas of skin are over. Over muscles or bones there is difference in the skin. Areas curve and slope. Bones like...
Part of my own affection for Kim Gordon, I realize, is her association with an...– The Top 50 Gifs of Me Dancing At Coachella, Being Like, “Fuck Yes Kim Gordon (And Lizzy Goodman)” (via lindsayzoladz)
The experience on the page is not for you, the writer. This is a mistake people...– Mary Karr on Nieman Storyboard (via michelledean)
Just to give a short outline of the problem. By using Facebook, activists do not...– http://nadir.org/txt/We_need_to_talk_about_Facebook.html (via ampersand1)
Who pays writers?: Weekend Reading: A Digital... →
whopays: Two smart articles that discuss ch-ch-changes in the publishing industry: Book Publishers Scramble to Rewrite Their Future by Evan Hughes Wired March 19, 2013 http://www.wired.com/underwire/2013/03/publishing-industry-next-chapter/all/ After centuries in which books and the process of…
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Who pays writers?: Weekend Reading: Richard Nash... →
whopays: On the Business of Literature by Richard Nash Virginia Quarterly Review, Spring 2013 http://www.vqronline.org/articles/2013/spring/nash-business-literature/ Indie publishing luminary Richard Nash (Soft Skull Press, Small Demons, Red Lemonade) writes in the Virginia Quarterly Review about the… “The business of literature is blowing shit up.”
My notes from last night's cooking class at a...
I see you, being invisible. From my seat on the aisle I hear a chorus of voices, español and cutlery coming from the kitchen in the back. I see you through the ship’s portal windows in the swinging doors. You are cooking as fast as you can. In front of me, over the sound of you, a pinkish woman stands at a rough hardwood podium and prays: “We’re so glad you want to meet your farmer … connect...
A Book Is A Start-Up
newyorker: Is publishing a book like running a start-up? Betsy Morais finds the formulation misguided: http://nyr.kr/ZLf5nd Wow. I will here summarize the most headdesk-inducing quotes from the douchetastic start-up CEO featured in this article: “The biggest problem with authors today is that they overestimate their writing and editing skills.” “We believe a writer is not necessarily a...
You think punk rock is bullshit? You know what's...
Today on the SF Weekly music blog, I wrote a very serious and important response to John Roderick’s Seattle Weekly article “Punk Rock Is Bullshit”: The Jazz Age Is Bullshit by Manjula Martin SF Weekly - All Shook Down - http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2013/03/the_jazz_age_is_bullshit_a_res.php … Like John, I have been around the block a bit in a particular youth...