Capturing the Chinese Copy Town Trend
Copy of the Eiffel Tower in Tianducheng (2012) (all photographs by Phil Thompson and Sebastian…
Rachel Kushner in the New York Times:
Read her, but then LOOK AT HER. She’s got legs in every possible way.
So I’m going to be DJing happy hour every second Thursday during the summer at Dream Baby on Ave. B. The night will be called MORE THAN A FEELING, and it will feature a whole bunch of friends of mine as guests.
May 30th Maura Magazine vs. Vol. 1 Brooklyn (Me + Maura Johnston)
June 13th Michael Miller (New York Observer) and Ryan Chang (Electric Literature)
June 27th Maggie Serota and Daniel Ralston of the Low Times podcast
July 11th Caleb Bratten of Sacred Bones and Aaron Lefkove of Littleneck
July 25th Judy Berman and Tom Hawking of Flavorwire.
August 8 Lincoln Michel (Gigantic Mag) and Ryan Chapman (Atavist Books)
August 22 Bill Pearis (Brooklyn Vegan/Sound Bites) and Maria Sherman (BuzzFeed, Impose, a bunch of other places) more TBA
$300 for an 1800-word personal essay, 2013. “My editor said it was standard.”
“The editor approached me and asked for pitches. This essay developed during a lunch meeting—so I didn’t pitch it so much as explain a life event the editor found interesting.”
[A good reminder that it’s all about relationships.
Remember, kids, IRL > URL! -Ed.]