Bunch Of Phonies Mourn J.D. Salinger
In this big dramatic production that didn’t do anyone any good (and was pretty embarrassing, really, if you think about it), thousands upon thousands of phonies across the country mourned the death of author J.D. Salinger, who was 91 years old for crying out loud. “He had a real impact on the literary world and on millions of readers,” said hot-shot English professor David...
Salinger in The New Yorker →
Here are links to all thirteen of the stories Salinger published in the magazine, from 1946 to 1965, with the exception of the first, “Slight Rebellion Off Madison,” which will appear in the magazine next week. Digital copies of the archives. Read them as they were originally published.
"What you lose on the hurdy-gurdy you pick up on...
Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to... →
“Phrases And Philosophies For The Use Of The Young” by Oscar Wilde
I ran into my friend Cris on Avenue A on Sunday evening so we ducked into Hi-Fi to enjoy some two-for-one drinks and to check out the trailer to his new film, Cold Weather, directed by Aaron Katz. He just found out they’ll be having a big premiere at SXSW, and I’m psyched to catch it when it comes to NYC.
Too Cool for Sex: The New York Times Castrates... →
A decent rebuttal to the recent NYT essay, “The Naked and the Conflicted”, that compared contemporary, “prude snuggler” authors to their virile, sex-fiend, mid-century counterparts.
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Sondre Lerche's cover of Animal Collective's... →
A personal favorite of mine from Merriweather…
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get...