Kurt Vonnegut: The Art of Fiction No. 64 →
longformorg: This interview with Kurt Vonnegut was originally a composite of four interviews done with the author over the past decade. The composite has gone through an extensive working over by the subject himself, who looks upon his own spoken words on the page with considerable misgivings … indeed, what follows can be considered an interview conducted with himself, by himself. David...
Terence Young has been named one of the four... →
Bessie the Dog
sharikasman: Little Bessie is an obedient pet. One of her best qualities: she “stops.” Also, you won’t need to have someone take care of her when you go on holiday.
Terence Young's story is officially up over at the... →
Lil B: God's Father | Album Reviews | Pitchfork →
lukesimcoe: Jayson Green’s review of the new Lil B tape is one of better P4K reviews I’ve read in a while. This is likely due to the fact that the subject matter at hand requires one do away with serious business: “Pick any stretch of God’s Father, and you will be mowed over with quotable phrases. It’s like being showered with fortune cookies.” And they are right, it is surprisingly good.
Now, the story isn’t Chinese labor abuses anymore. The story is Daisey’s own...– Max Fisher, on the tragedy of Mike Daisey’s lies to This American Life about China (via theatlantic)
City officials promised to have a contingency plan in place in case of a work...– Toronto News: Talks fail as Toronto library workers go on strike - thestar.com How does this constitute a “contingency plan?” (via lukesimcoe) Good question.
Dragnet publisher Jeremy Hanson-Finger's story... →
hansonfinger: My 9000-word short story “Climbing into the Sun” will be available from Little Fiction April 4. Exciting! little-fiction: I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again — it’s been an amazing start for Little Fiction. We’re approaching five months in existence and I can’t believe that’s all it’s been[…] April will see stories from Dragnet editor Jeremy Hanson-Finger and (once...
Watch the Klymlove video podcast episode 3, featuring Dragnet publisher Jeremy Hanson-Finger talking about books while Dragnet art director Illya Klymkiw makes donuts. Adam Klymkiw, Dragnet friend and actor, adds his conversational insights as well. klymlove: Klymlove Podcast #3: Jeremy Hanson-Finger
Submit to Dragnet Issue Five...the deadline is but... →
andrerehal: Today is the last day for voting in the 180 Microcinema Film Festival where my short film ‘Grey’ is screening. If you have the time today I would really appreciate that you watched it. Then if you like it please tweet about it, leave a comment, share it on facebook or even go to the site and vote for it for the audience choice award. Any and all support it appreciated!
The New Yorker: Takes: Happy 85th Birthday,... →
That was how the first of seven boys and four girls was born in Aracataca on March 6, 1927, in an unseasonable torrential downpour, while the sky of Taurus rose on the horizon. I was almost strangled by the umbilical cord, because the family midwife, Santos Villero, lost her mastery of her art…