NPR Fresh Air: From WHYY in Philadelphia... →
nprfreshair: And this is Fresh Air. We found this gem on graphic designer/illustrator Levi McGranahan’s blog. And he took this picture this past weekend at a little truck stop somewhere around Richmond, Indiana. From Levi: I found this completely by accident on my way to a family reunion this past… fyeahterrygross
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seemstween: napmag: AIRPLANE FOOD BY GABBY GABBY POETRY SHIPS SEPTEMBER 15 $5 N. AMERICA $6 INTERNATIONAL hi this is my chapbook!! 25 all new poems. you can read frank hinton’s review of it here.
… to anyone paying the slightest bit of attention to facts, Ryan’s speech was an...– Paul Ryan’s speech in 3 words | Fox News Fox News (Fox fucking News!!!) calls out Paul Ryan for lying repeatedly during his RNC speech. (via nedhepburn) wow.
We, the Web Kids →
the-pilcrow: “We, the Web Kids” is a phenomenal essay-manifesto hybrid by Piotr Czerski, reposted to The Atlantic by Alexis Madrigal. Here’s how it begins: We grew up with the Internet and on the Internet. This is what makes us different; this is what makes the crucial, although surprising from your point of view, difference: we do not ‘surf’ and the internet to us is not a ‘place’ or...
snp: the work & blog of sarah nicole prickett: All... →
snprickett: I don’t tend to like, admire, or be interested in people because I’m friends with them. I’m friends with people who are first likeable, admirable, and interesting. This seems duh, but when you’re a writer who writes about her friends, it’s not. My life has become one long complication of… Dude it’s called conflict of interest. You shouldn’t get paid to cover...
What is a publisher anymore, anyway? A blog is a magazine. A magazine a blog. A...– Craig Mod, Our New Shrines (via explore-blog)
Books Matter: The Three Books I’m Most Excited to... →
booksmatter: Thunderbird by Dorothea Lasky Wave Books, 10/2/12 ISBN: 9781933517636. 66 pp. Because what’s not to love about a poetry collection that includes the lines: I like shampooing my body In strange potions you bought wholesale in Guatemala I like when you rub your patchouli on me And tell me I’m a man Great list of 3. Also love the fact that Blake Butler is going by BLK BTLR
wanting it both ways: !!! →
janehu: “During an erotomanic episode, the patient believes that a “secret admirer” is declaring his or her affection to the patient, often by special glances, signals, telepathy, or messages through the media. Usually the patient then returns the perceived affection by means of letters, phone calls,…
Front of Book: Media, Publishing, Long-form: Like... →
Like any other kind of writing, criticism is a genre that one has to have a knack for, and the people who have a knack for it are those whose knowledge intersects interestingly and persuasively with their taste. In the end, the critic is someone who, when his knowledge, operated on by his taste…
H D: I’m at a coffee shop, co-oping in the shared... →
hddrafts: I’m at a coffee shop, co-oping in the shared pleasantness of other MacBook users via our united wi-fi provider. This safety zone is a glimpse into the future. a look into a small group of espresso drinkers who believe in a digital Utopia. We have crocs on, Alpha Generational babies in slick ethno…
emilybooks: I loathe you But I will let you pass Through me. Your Stupidity smeared all over me Your hot breath in my ear Tonight I am the only door Through which you can be made To disappear from Mercury, by Ariana Reines Buy it here.
A history and future of formats: mind ➡ voice ➡ tablet ➡ scroll ➡ book ➡ scroll...
Home No. 5: About last night. →
jamiatt: So I want to talk for a second about what happened last night at the Vol 1. Brooklyn reading at CultureFix, and the fight that ensued, an act shocking at the very least because we are all such sedentary creatures, we book people. So CultureFix, a bar/gallery space I have never been to before and… Whoa. Reading gets interrupted by a head-butting bartender.