Jun 26, 2009
'The Detective uses crime scene tape for a bookmark': Newspaper blackout poems
Cheever and O'Conner, 'The Swimmer' and 'A Good Man is Hard to Find'
Partying with Johnny Depp (profile as access jaunt and status flaunt)
Hitchens on Fairlie and the idea of the 'gentlemen delinquent'
The 'secret' history of getting high in America
'Park theory' and New York's newest park
Balko on criminal justice and civil rights
The conventions of stripper memoirs
Ray Bradbury and the love of libraries
The spiritual profile of gay Americans
A summer of David Foster Wallace 1 & 2
Stoned wallabies making crop circles
Man-crushing all over 'Bill' Buckley
Obama to face death penalty cases
Michael Jackson is dead. Rest in peace.
Michael Jackson was commerce's slave
'We thought Mike would save us all'
The end of American rest stops (?)
The misidentified 'face of freedom'
Zizek's lectures on Communism
Leon Trotsky's exile and last days
Trolls are a danger to democracy
Denis Johnson's 'Nobody Move'
Why Martin Heidegger matters
George Orwell's tobacco habit
Francis Ford Coppala at 70
Martin Paar's photography
A guide to films from Iran
Living with Martin Amis
Cheever's The Swimmer
Islam and the pirates
Writing about sex
By Daniel Silliman at 9:06 AM