Oh, my. We're not sure how we missed this story out of Sweden last week (which makes that country's Girl With The Dragon Tattoo read like Cinderella in comparison), but thanks to Channing Kennedy and Jorge Rivas at Color Lines, it came screaming at us this Monday morning. So here's what appears to ... More >>
Sometimes in the nonstop world of blogging you do something that takes a little more time, and which you're very excited about. But because of the nonstop world of blogging, and because you want to do it right, and because it takes more time to do that, the idea or scoop or interview you were so exc ... More >>
WWI gets Spielberg’d; Fincher’s new girl in town
Anne Hays is not happy with her subscription to The New Yorker. Hays, a Brooklyn resident, Sarah Lawrence MFA graduate and the founding editor of Storyscape Journal, posted yesterday, as a Facebook note, a letter she sent to the magazine's editors at 4 Times Square, complaining of a gender im ... More >>
Frenemies? Self-important hipsters? No literary problem.
A Master of Fine Arts in creative writing in America is a curious piece of paper, one that says something about the person holding it -- mostly, that they survived an MFA program without killing themselves, which apparently isn't easy -- and also, in some circles, acts as a certification that ... More >>
Of the many magical moments you'll have on New York City's subways, one of them is the respite from the rest of your life in the city that comes during those rare moments you get to use your time underground to finally get some reading done. Well, kiss that goodbye. Because you're being watch ... More >>
Tom Mylan Yesterday, The Meat Hook opened, and we ran an interview with butcher Tom Mylan about the meats he's selling there, the tribulations of being called a "rock star butcher," and why butchering isn't as cool as you think it is. Read on to check out the second half of the interview, i ... More >>