Archive for August, 2013

We’re playing a last-minute show in support of the band, The Whores, on Wednesday night on Grand St. in Williamsburg at The Grand Victory. Set time is 10pm. Thanks again to Robert Johnson for booking us. Advertisements

Before the Brooklyn Bookfest on the 22nd, check this out on Friday night, 7pm, at BookCourt: About the Event:Three of Brooklyn’s most ardent supporters of literary culture, The Sackett Street Writer’s Workshop, LargeHearted Boy music & literature blog, and SLICE Literary Magazine, present Literary Past, Present, and Future, a night of readings by three critically acclaimed […]

Electric Literature knocks it out of the park again with this week’s Recommended Reading story, “The Grave,” recommended by Virginia Quarterly Review. And if you missed the last one, read “Everything Is Nice,” by Jane Bowles, too. That one was recommended by Lynne Tillman. Two really great stories by fantastic women writers.

Diane Mehta in The Paris Review Daily can’t read while she’s working on a book. I find this is true for me, too. I start to take on the voice or the affects of the writer I’m reading as I’m writing or editing. And I can’t read for pleasure when I’m editing magazines at work, either. […]

Lately I’ve been digging poet Charles Simic’s blog posts over at The New York Review of Books. Perfect end-of-summer reading. You can peruse all of them here.

About Cherry


I finally got to watch Stephen Elliott’s directorial debut last night. I’d been anticipating it for a while as a fan of his site, The Rumpus. But when I read the reviews, I was turned off slightly and I waited. After sitting through the whole thing, I have no idea why it got such terrible […]

On the Road


Finally, after decades, and a discarded letter from Kerouac to Marlon Brando asking him to star, somebody made On the Road into a film. I watched it last night, and I made it through the whole thing, which is shocking. I didn’t think I’d make it to the 10th minute. But what propelled the film […]