"These men have friends. They have readers. They have peers. They have permission." Emma Healey at The Hairpin.
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah annotates "If He Hollers Let Him Go," her spectacular feature for The Believer, for Nieman Storyboard.
Meet the unsung composers behind "Japan's largest musical export."
Now meet the U.S. junk-bond specialists behind Postmedia’s bid to purchase 175 Sun Media newspapers.
“Previously, writers would work as taxi drivers, clerks, secretaries and waiters to make a living. Samuel Beckett and many others lived like this. It was hard—but they fed themselves, from a literary perspective.” Grants and creative writing courses are killing western literature, one Nobel judge says.
"It is part of the unwritten history of art that given any blank canvas, especially in an unfamiliar medium, the innate human instinct is to draw a penis." Hmm.
Would you like to read Leigh Brackett’s screenplay for The Long Goodbye? Ha ha, of course you would.
In case you missed it ... uh, Sheila Heti hung out with HAIM hanging out with Stevie Nicks?