Quinn Roberts explores overlapping themes of wealth, mental illness, and self-medication in Moshfegh’s latest novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, and Netflix’s animated series Bojack Horseman.
“A dreamy, pastoral world of blackberry blossoms, storms, hungry coyotes, the woods, cut flesh, and flowering bones.” Alexandra Naughton reviews Elizabeth Schmuhl’s Premonitions, newly released from Wayne State University Press.
Brett Ortler with a moving essay on what happens when technologically connected millennials die, video games, the smattering of friendships that stick with you (for whatever reason) for life, losing a close friend to chronic illness, the music of Matthew Good, and much more.
Iphgenia Baal speaks with Fiona Helmsley about death, memory, writing from personal life, and much more regarding her new book, Death & Facebook.
Jeff Jackson checks in with his latest edition of Ideal Home Noise, taking a look at Welsh comics artist Chris Reynolds, Criterion’s release of Sergei Parajanov’s The Color of Pomegranates, new retrospectives of photographer Malick Sidibe and Robert Rauschenberg, and Tony Duvert’s Atlantic Island.