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  • Mikita Brottman's discursive, literary dog book 'The Great Grisby' splits the difference between sentimentality and intellectual seriousness

    Mikita Brottman's discursive, literary dog book 'The Great Grisby' splits the difference between sentimentality and intellectual seriousness
    When Jill Abramson took over as the executive editor of the New York Times back in September 2011, among the many criticisms thrown at the first woman to have that top-dog job at the paper was the fact that she was just about to publish “The Puppy Diaries: Raising a Dog Named Scout.” No matter that it was a warts-and-all evaluation of self and a rumination on death; the prevailing criticism was that surely Abramson (who was fired in May of last year for reasons Abramson claims were partially tied to her demand that she be paid as much as her male predecessor) was not serious enough to run “the gray lady” if she was writing about her fucking dog, right?
  • Clicking and Streaming: 'Memphis' and 'LFO: The Movie,' two oblique music movies

    Clicking and Streaming: 'Memphis' and 'LFO: The Movie,' two oblique music movies
    "Memphis" Directed by Tim Sutton Currently streaming on Netflix Blinked-and-you-missed-him 2012 indie rock savior Willis Earl Beal (an outsider musician in part discovered when Found magazine published one of his fliers looking for a girlfriend in...

    Q&A: Weyes Blood discusses her time in Baltimore, Flannery O'Connor, and early 20s disillusionment. See her Sunday at The Crown

    Q&A: Weyes Blood discusses her time in Baltimore, Flannery O'Connor, and early 20s disillusionment. See her Sunday at The Crown
    Natalie Mering, aka Weyes Blood, the well-traveled, Pennsylvania-bred, and now Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, sings like a '60s American folk poet or medieval bard who has seen the 21st century. "What can you do when you're sedated and proved a failure...

    Free Will Astrology 12/17/14

    Free Will Astrology 12/17/14
    ARIES (March 21-April 19): “Too much happiness can make you unhappy,” reported journalist Marta Zaraska in the Washington Post. Citing research by psychologists, she concluded that being super-extra cheerful can make you selfish, gullible, and...

    Top 10 Best-Selling Fiction, Nonfiction, and more at Atomic Books

    Top 10 Best-Selling Fiction, Nonfiction, and more at Atomic Books
    Top 10 Best-Selling Fiction at Atomic Books  - Haruki Murakami, “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage” (Knopf) - Andy Weir, “The Martian” (Crown Publishing Group) - Rafael Alvarez, “Tales From the Holy...