Brandon Stosuy on Iceage’s You’re Nothing: “These are the sentiments of early 70s NYC punk made by kids who can look back on hardcore and post-punk to add fuel to it.”
“As a writer, you’re able to set up characters where they play out violent fantasies. Wouldn’t it be great if everyone you hated could be hung upside down in a barn and whipped with a riding crop? Well, no, it’s dreadful. But as a writer, you have the liberty to act these things out on the page.” Royal Young talked with Sarah Hall for Interview.
Our own Jason Diamond looks at artisanal magazines.
The AV Club exhumed a 1975 Nixon-themed sketch-comedy film called White House Madness.
Warren Ellis shared his thoughts on Jonathan Ames’s Chandler/Westlake-tribute novella You Were Never Really Here.