Pitchfork asked the terrific Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson about his current reading and listening habits; turns out he’s — among other things — a Jonathan Lethem fan.
- Nick Antosca’s The Obese – described by its author as “ a very demented piece of writing” — will appear in The Magazine of Bizarro Fiction and as a standalone edition in early 2012.
- Speaking of the above-mentioned Mr. Lethem, F.X. Feeney takes a look at his book on They Live.
- For fans of smart, lyrically challenging pop: there’s a new Beauty Pill album on the way.