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For Neko Case, Things Get Worse

As you may have gathered from my piece about Harold & Maude, there is a handful of art that connects me to a particular girl—specifically, to a shitty breakup. Neko Case’s previous album, Middle Cyclone, is another. The album was brash and empowered, wild, a nearly literal force of nature. High emotion is probably how […]

Ennealogic: August 30, 2013

1. Continuing the twisted trend of posthumous publishing, it was revealed that J.D. Salinger instructed his estate to release five of his works, which will be available as early as 2015. New item to add to my to-do list, directly below “write books”: Get an estate. – – – 2. This photo of Chicago’s loop […]

Ennealogic: August 23, 2013

1. We lost a literary icon this week, Elmore Leonard. Look back at his ten rules for writing. “If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.” – – – 2. Papers, Please, a bureaucracy simulator. In this “dystopian document thriller,” you play as an immigration inspector at the border checkpoint of the communist state of Arstotzka. – – […]