Fandom: The Next Generation – ed. Bridget Kies and Megan Connor
As reboots, remakes, universe extensions, and homages populate more and more of the cultural landscape, a whole set of turf battles comes along with them.
An album based on a novel about a 2020’s apocalypse written in the 1990’s resonated with listeners in ways that I couldn’t have imagined when I started writing the songs many years ago.
In the immortal and ominous words of Prince Buster, “Enjoy yourself, it’s later than you think.”
Gilgamesh is like a more complex version of a Rorschach test, a literary kaleidoscope that you can turn many ways and see so many patterns within. What you pick out often says a lot about you.
Jack Ruby and the Origins of the Avant-Garde in Dallas – Robert Trammell
Dallas in particular, makes weirdos, the truth of whose identities are more fruitfully explored at a bar stool than in a congressional commission.
I’ve tried to think about the university as something to be protected and looked after, and for that very reason, also as the object of our most unrelenting critique.
I love stories where people go to hell, and obviously this novel is my contribution to that literature.
You have to look beyond the monster itself in order to understand what it actually means.
On some level, Vermont remains the arugula-chomping hippie at the farmers’ market, while New Hampshire is still a guy asserting his right to mow the lawn while naked.