Category Archive: The Internet

“Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace,” by David Lipsky

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“Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace,” by David Lipsky offers a unique look into the mind of an amazing writer.

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On Being Human Redux: Notes on “Orphan Black”

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An occasional series that is a continuation of my essay anthology, On Being Human: critical looks at books and movies that examine the question of humanity. (Buy the limited edition hardcover, Kindle version,… Continue reading

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The R. Douglas Jacobs Interview

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I interview the poet R. Douglas Jacobs, author of Gethsemane: a Poem About Us. We discussed the creativity, sacrifice, and the epic.

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The NSFW Files reviewed by Roxy Katt

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he erotica writer Roxy Katt reviews my essay collection, The NSFW Files.

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American Odd: Kooks, by Donna Kossy

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American Odd begins with a look at “Kooks,” by Donna Kossy, a compendium of strange systems of thought from the weirder crevices of the American Experience.

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The Red List, by Stephen Cushman

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“The Red List” by Stephen Cushman, like an Internet web search, is a free associative romp.

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The Megapolitan Flaneur: Part 1: Making the Literary Scene @ Quimby’s (9/5/13)

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The Megapolitan Flâneur is a series of short travel essays. These essays will focus on my trip to Chicago – September 4 – 6, 2013 – and what I experienced. Neither chronology or inventory, the essays will be reflective, free associative, and impressionistic.

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Week in Reviews: Zbig @ NYJB and Trade @ CCLaP

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I review Zbig, an anthology about Jimmy Carter’s national security advisor, and Trade, a dystopian novel about the commodification of sex.

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The Richard Melo Interview

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Richard Melo is the author of the new novel, Happy Talk, about gun-toting nursing students and farcical nation-building efforts in Haiti. We discuss nation-building, literary form, and the publishing website Red Lemonade.

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Driftless Area Review Metapost: CONvergence is nigh and the National Book Critics Circle

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I’m heading to CONvergence in Bloomington, MN for the July 4th weekend and I joined the National Book Critics Circle.

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