The novelist dedicates his new book to Kurt Vonnegut
So sayeth Himanshu's Twitter. The mind reels as to what up-and-coming novelist New York will hire to write something like "the last thing anyone expects at age 38 is to become a fan of something called 'fast-food rap.'" Oooh oooh, pick Ron Currie Jr.!
Summit EntertainmentWatch out: Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla on the cheerfully combative Midwest noise-pop of Wussy. Ira Kantor follows the thread from deceased cult-folkie Laura Nyro all the way to her gritty rapper son, Gil-T. Larry B ... More >>
A decorated young writer pitches a screwball of a second novel
Twitpic by aturkel. Hurrah, the Queer Issue! So what's the new thing? "The lipstick lesbian has given way to a new butch..." Double hurrah! The "power lesbian" paradigm has apparently shifted toward the model of Rachel Maddow, whose "androgynous sensuality," some guy from a fashion magazine says, ... More >>