Review: Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

From the Village Voice

Joe Veix calls David Lipsky’s take on David Foster Wallace “edifying” and “painfully sad.”

Booze, Noise, Beautiful Women: An…N+1 Party?

photo by Kevin Dugan

Is N+1 actually cool now?
Update: Pictures!

Baffled Journalists Tell Other Baffled Journalists Their Fortunes

The internet is like Cookie Monster, except instead of cookies it eats intellectual property.

Christopher Hitchens to replace Alexie for PEN keynote

Hmm. Professional smoker and torture victim Chris Hitchens is replacing novelist Sherman Alexie as keynote speaker for the “Arthur Miller Freedom to Write” lecture. This is a very bad move.