Yesterday, New York Daily News columnist Denis Hamill wrote a column called "I Hate Bike Lanes." A masterpiece of curmudgeonly Andy-Rooney grumbling, the column flashes back to Hamill's memory of building his own first bicycle out of "assorted discarded parts mined from the wood bins of our tenemen ... More >>
Please enjoy the excellent Adam Sternbergh's in-depth analysis of Dr. Luke -- NYC native (though "'The New York I grew up in is gone,' he says bluntly"), Saturday Night Live alum, and, yes, alchemist behind any current radio-dominating pop smash you'd care to name. In addition to quoting two fine ... More >>
One more huge spine TK So, in addition to the discovery of two more novels, Diorama and The Troubles of the Real Police Officer, found among papers Roberto Bolaño left behind in Spain when he died, The Guardian is also reporting that "what is believed to be a sixth section of Bolaño's epic five-p ... More >>
Rilke takes some heat; New Yorker film critic thinks, 'Jeez, kids, enough already!'
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