Archive for January, 2014

I think I agree with all of these. The Stones, U2, The Who, The Beach Boys are all too damn old. Others on the list aren’t old, but their music is terrible. I’d add Metallica.  Advertisements


The Derangers are out, and the ByzanTones are now on the bill. FLESH is still on at midnight headlining.


Nicolle Elizabeth has a nice interview on The Believer blog with Summer Brennan, who writes for the U.N. I often wonder if working as a writer/editor is detracting from my creativity. For her, it’s not the case at all. Here’s an excerpt: The thing that is not different in my writing across the board, be it […]


I read this on The Story Prize blog after seeing it on The Outlet blog. Gurganus’ points about conciseness in fiction in these hectic times are hard to argue with. The novella may be the most perfect form of literary art in the 2010s. But I think it always has been, and he makes that […]


Very excited to be back playing Unsteady Freddie’s Surf-Rock Shindig. I think this is our third time. Come see us at Otto’s Shrunken Head at midnight on the 1st. Should be way cool.


Who murdered professor Eric Davenport? That’s the question Detective Harsley attempts to answer in this murder/mystery/satire on campus life by Melvin Jules Bukiet’s 13 Sarah Lawrence College writing workshop students. Was it Davenport’s student and lover, Grace Montoya? Was it someone else in the faculty? The administration? His gorgeous wife and former student, Ophelia? And […]


Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop Tales from the Gate Keeper: A Panel Discussion with Literary Agents Mon Jan 27, 7:00PM Appearing: Nichole LeFebvre (The Friedrich Agency) Julia Fierro (SSWW) Peter Knapp (Park Literary Group) Monika Verma (Levine Greenberg) Lucy Carson (The Friedrich Agency) William Boggess (Barer Literary) About the Event: From debut novels to death threats, […]