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Why Love Now : In Conversation With Pissed Jeans’ Matt Korvette

Sarah Rose Etter

02.24.17

Today marks the release of Pissed Jeans’ fifth album. Over lunch, lead singer Matt Korvette talks about working with Lindsay Hunter, Lydia Lunch, and the process of creating Why Love Now.

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IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A SHAME TO LET SOME OTHER WOMAN HAVE IT: ON JOANNA NEWSOM’S DIVERS

Claire Donato

02.20.17

Claire Donato explores her own emotional, existential, and political terrain surrounding the boundary-breaking experience of Joanna Newsom’s Divers.

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In Search of Duende: Trash Humpers

Nic Lawrence

02.14.17

“Beyond economic deaths, educational deaths, overdose deaths, Appalachia carries a kind of pastoral death: the cratered hillside replaced with slurry ponds and refineries; a discarded refrigerator in a flooded creek.” Nic Lawrence summons her West Virginian childhood while finding duende in Harmony Korine’s 2009 film, Trash Humpers.

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The Immediate Coldness and Failures of Language: A Conversation Between Thomas Moore and Grant Maierhofer

Grant Maierhofer

02.07.17

Grant Maierhofer and Thomas Moore in conversation about each of their latest books, PX138 3100-2686 User’s Manual and In Their Arms, as well as community, structure, language, loops, and more.

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(Not) Cutting It

Brett Ortler

02.06.17

Brett Ortler looks back on the detrimental mental and physical effects of his weight cutting practices as a high school wrestler and how they shaped who he’d become.

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Grief Lozenge

Elle Nash

02.02.17

Elle Nash with a frank and rending exploration of the experience of miscarriage.

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“Female Writers Aren’t Supposed To”: An Interview with April Ayers Lawson

Juliet Escoria

01.30.17

April Ayers Lawson in conversation with Juliet Escoria about religion, taboo, women writing men’s voices, web trolls, and Lawson’s debut collection, Virgin & Other Stories, out now from FSG.

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VANITY IS THE ENEMY: An Interview with Ottessa Moshfegh

Luke B. Goebel

01.17.17

Ottessa Moshfegh in coversation with Luke Goebel about witchery, drugs, personality, and her new story collection, Homesick for Another World, out today from Penguin Press.

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Pipe Dreams: Why J.R. Smith Isn’t as Weird as You Think

Gregg Murray

01.16.17

Is J.R. Smith insane? Or is he just a one-of-a-kind mind within the script-friendly culture of pro sports? Gregg Murray delves into the mythology surrounding the one of the NBA’s most flamboyant personalities.

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In Search of Duende: Self Loathing in a Fast Food Parking Lot, or: A Catalog of Sadness

Paul Asta

01.10.17

“Duende is more than a fleeting moment of sadness. It’s an aesthetic. A projected acceptable sadness. A stepsister of nostalgia.” Paul Asta takes a kaleidoscopic view of Duende, via Elliott Smith, mental illness, and fast food.