Stand-Up in the Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland → The... →
My piece for The Awl’s The End of the World series was posted yesterday. If you haven’t already, please check it out along with all of the other awesome pieces that are a part of the series.
Grace Krilanovich picks THERE'S A ROAD as one of... →
theresaroadtoeverywhere: So hard to read this book, knowing each sentence propels you forward on an inexorable march toward the tragedy we know is coming, and that the nature of this trauma is both shared and specific; it makes this memoir disarming, and totally captivating. When I say “hard to read” I mean it’s the kind of difficulty, indeed a visceral reading experience, I would take over...
WaFB's Music 2010
Since there was so much good music in 2010* that I’m still trying to catch up with some of it, let’s get right down to my reflections on the 40+ albums and tracks that I have spent some time with, shall we? The Arcade Fire: The Suburbs Jillian, of For Your Pleasure fame, said to me the other day that “When You Were Young” by the Killers was “better than anything on...