Archive for August, 2010

It’s been a long, hot summer, and we’re closing it out on Monday night at 11pm at The Delancey. That’s 168 Delancey St., between Clinton and Attorney.


Here’s a thoughtful piece at The Rumpus on Jonathan Lethem’s writing and the quest for authenticity in Brooklyn’s ever-changing landscape. It resonated with me. I get all worked up at the white kids moving into “my” neighborhood. Even though I was one of the first white kids to move there a few years earlier. Stupid, […]


The dark tale of a missing brother, a cat on drugs, a scientist who rediscovers himself, some metaphysical poetry, a girl who makes rain and a ton of great writing. That’s pretty much Monkeybicycle’s Issue 7 in a nutshell. The strength of the journal has always been its diversity of voices and the range of […]


I just read this essay from over a year ago about how in this era of social networking, solitude is suddenly something to be feared. It’s an article I wanted to post so I can refer back to it. I’ve been feeling and thinking many of the things the author discusses, especially living in New […]


Just got the word in that Monkeybicycle 7 is now available to readers everywhere. Here’s the lineup of writers: Elizabeth Alexander, Angi Becker Stevens, Ryan Boudinot, Rita Dahl, Craig Davis, Andrew Ervin, Molly Gaudry, Roxane Gay, Aaron Gilbreath, Reed Hearne, James Kaelan, Corey Mesler, Weam Namou, Daniel Romo, Ken Saji, Shya Scanlon, Tyler Stoddard Smith, […]


Here’s a nice piece of back and forth between Crawdaddy!‘s editor Jocelyn Hoppa and top contributor Denise Sullivan on the merits of the Charlotte Gainsbourg/Beck collaboration, IRM. It’s one of my favorites from this year.


Fantastic, comprehensive piece in the UK’s Observer in time for the 40th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s death. I never knew he lived in the same house as Handel.