Monthly Archive: November, 2015

Milwaukee Distilled: Brian Sammons and Twisted Path Distillery

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Via 2018 South 1st Street Milwaukee, WI 53207 http://www.twistedpathdistillery.com On a sunny October afternoon I met Brian Sammons, the Founder/Distiller of Twisted Path Distillery. The micro-distillery, Milwaukee’s third, occupies warehouse space across the… Continue reading

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Massive Pissed Love: Nonfiction 2001–2014, by Richard Hell @ NYJB

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Former punk rocker Richard Hell writes “A rewarding collection whether read straight through or sampling here and there.”

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The Devil’s Financial Dictionary by Jason Zweig @ NYJB

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“The Devil’s Financial Dictionary” by Jason Zweig attempts to give investors the necessary tools to confront the jargon, doublespeak, hubris, arrogance, amnesia, hysteria, and general idiocy endemic to those calling themselves “financial advisors.”

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Translation Tuesdays: H, by Philippe Sollers

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Along with “Ulysses” and Beckett’s “Three Novels,” “H” can take its place in the permanent avant-garde.

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Disco’s Out…Murder’s In!: The True Story of Frank the Shank and L.A.’s Deadliest Punk Rock Gang by Heath Mattioli and David Spacone @ NYJB

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Imagine “Goodfellas” with a punk rock soundtrack, read the review at the New York Journal of Books.

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CCLaP Fridays: Sick Pack, by MP Johnson

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What happens when a Fabio-esque model finds his glorious abs have escaped him? He hires a bounty hunter with robot hands. Then the events of “Sick Pack,” by MP Johnson, get weird.

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Translation Tuesdays: Of Earth and in Hell, by Thomas Bernhard @ NYJB

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“Of Earth and in Hell” by Thomas Bernhard represents “a fascinating peek into the genesis of Austria’s controversial literary figure.”.

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Guest Blogging: LETTER TO OUR DRUNK-ASS NEIGHBOR, by Brian Alan Ellis

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Via Dear Drunk-Ass Neighbor, Sorry we had to have the cops wake you up this morning, bro. You must be real tired from having drunkenly slammed so hard into my girlfriend’s car this… Continue reading

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An Interview with Brian Alan Ellis

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Brian Alan Ellis is the author of a new collection of short stories called “Something Good, Something Bad, Something Dirty.” We talked about inspiration, writing habits, and other profound stuff.

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Zagreb Noir, by Ivan Srsen @ NYJB

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“Zagreb Noir,” edited by Ivan Sršen, is yet another international addition to the long-running Akashic Noir series.

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