Electricity & Lust

Weekly Clearout

Posted in Links by Sam Unsted on April 6, 2008

So this is where all the articles and interesting bits I’ve seen over the week and mostly in Sunday supplements will come together. Enjoy

Rachel Cooke discusses the influence of Virago on the literary world.

Killian Fox reports on the new breed of super-producer.

The New York Times profiles Gnarls Barkley.

Paul McCartney opens up about Linda.

A festivals a thing for the middle-aged?

The Times profiles Pushing Daisies ahead of its UK premiere.

The Telegraph interviews Jodi Picoult on where her darkness comes from.

Slate discusses Frederic Wertham and his campaign against comic books.

Is there a link between banning smoking and drunk-driving accidents?

The AV Club provides a primer on The Rolling Stones. I say start with Let It Bleed and see if the groove hits you.

It also has a new Comics Panel up.

Ethan Hawke has created a prize for young authors.

Ha Jin’s new fiction for The New Yorker is strong.

Roger Angell discusses the new era in baseball.

Pitchfork heaps praise on the rerelease of The Microphones’ The Glow: Part 2.

Autechre kicked off its tour in America on Friday.

A new record from The Black Angels is also on the way.

Jason Bateman is directing a pilot for Fox.

Newsweek has a piece on the post-9/11 work of Martin Amis.

Colbert. Stewart. Maher. The axis of good?

Radiohead has launched a social networking site.

Finally, although it is film news, Time has a tribute to Charlton Heston.


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