Pitchfork has a history up of Belle and Sebastian’s If You’re Feeling Sinister.

At NPR, Will Hermes looked at Will Oldham’s recent Lincoln Center shows.

Long-running Philadelphia hardcore group Paint it Black has a new 7″ out soon called Invisible. Song number 5 is titled “D.F.W.” Can you evoke a footnote in a breakdown? We’ll know the answer to that very soon.

Ken Baumann — whose novel Solip is out on Tyrant Books in May — compares writing for television with writing a novel.

William Boyle reviewed Michael Kimball’s Michael Kimball Writes Your Life Story on a Postcard.

“What keeps “The Freddie Stories” from being unbearably grim is Freddie’s irrepressible voice, a cartwheeling, goofy burble that delights in its own verve even in his darkest moments.” Douglas Wolk on Lynda Barry’s The Freddie Stories.

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd on feminism, dancing, and Janet Jackson.

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