Seriously. I go to Malaprop’s all the time and pick this book up and read the praise and think, “Wow, this must be a fucking great book.”
Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs topped Amazon’s Bestselling Books of 2011.
“Is our world less real than an unreal world? And if our sense of reality has fundamentally changed, how does that affect the stories we tell?”
The food science/health documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead makes the filmmaker-subject motif – in which the man behind the camera spends as much time in front of it – appear to be the norm.
Our song of the month for December is Sharon Van Etten’s “Serpents.”The tune is off her forthcoming (February 2012) album, Tramp.Listen to the track and/or download it on SoundCloud.Visit the artist at sharonvanetten.com.
Salon reminds you to support your indie bookstore this holiday season.
At a fundamental level, 13 Assassins dramatically illustrates the deadly nature of conflicting political loyalties.
Robert Birnbaum is reading The Third Reich by Roberto Bolano, The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco, Stolen Souls by Stuart Neville, and The Wake of Forgiveness by Bruce Machart.
Sadly, it’s been a while for Alexander Payne.
Some time tomorrow, which is the first day of November, the second to last month of the year twenty eleven a.d., a Tuesday like so many other Tuesdays that have come before and likely will come again barring any unforeseen incidents…
Brand new video debut from the new collaboration between Sadistik and Kristoff Krane. The album is now available for pre-order (with limited edition T-shirt packages as well) at both www.sadistikmusic.com and www.micheallarsen.com
No one would argue with calling this massive, invaluable tome “exhaustive,” though there might be a few who would squawk with using the word “definitive.”