File under: nerdy reads

File under: nerdy reads
Someone on the twitter alerted me to this fun back and forth between Kazuo Ishiguro and Neil Gaiman about genre. If you read books a lot and no longer have to worry about people jacking your lunch money because of how much of a geek you are, you should click here and read it. I don’t ...

Sweet T, Bro

Sweet T, Bro
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Read this: an essay I wrote on shit movies and good books.

I wrote an essay for The Millions about some film adaptations of the work of recently deceased author Richard Matheson. It’s kind of long and wordy, but I’d love it if you took a second to read it, if only to partially justify how long I actually spent watching Cameron Diaz and James Marsden in a ...

Sounds Like

I started reading Divisadero this morning. I won’t bore you with how fabulous it is (effortlessly terrific thus far), but I will mention that shortly after I plucked the book off my shelf, I got in bed, quietly opened my phone’s web browser, and googled How to Pronounce Michael Ondaatje. I realize that as a literary scholar ...

Inspiration, Part Deux

Inspiration, Part Deux
Cormac and Three Six Mafia. I might print this, frame it, and hang it on the wall in my office.