Aug 7, 2009
I was a Mad Man
Censorship in Iraq today
Prehistoric pocket map
Today's political conspiracie
Do poems belong in books?
The pioneers of new circus
Trying to translate Hölderlin
Cooking is a spectator sport
Beware of the Cape crack up!
Curtis Faville: A cautionary tale
Phillip K. Dick moved past Sci Fi
The GOP's unshakable White hope
Walter Mosely: Guilt is who we are
Can graphic design make you cry?
Forgotten bookmarks in used books
Book cover designs that were killed
Ginsberg sings of Father Death (reposted)
Thelonious Monk w/ Evidence (reposted)
One in 8 million: New York Characters
Thomas Pynchon's "Vice" pretty far out
San Francisco poetry magazines in '59
Time to reconsider Solzhenitsyn's fiction
Werne Tübke: great anachronistic painter
The cultural significance of the Daily Show
Longing for a salvation he doesn't believe in
Henry Ford's failed jungle utopia, "Fordlandia"
Obama attorneys argue for state secret powers
An interactive guide to Pynchon's Los Angeles
Richard Russo is America's leading Catholic novelist
Bigfoot: a legend and the things we want to believe
YouTube trailer for Pynchon's "Vice" (perhaps voiced by Pynchon)
Ellroy: The dead claim the living through the imagined repetition of the horror they endured
John Hughes, director of "Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off, dies at 59. May he rest in peace.
John Hughes montage
By Daniel Silliman at 12:11 PM