#art #culture #literature
27 Nov. 2023 - 21:36 UTC
Top to bottom: I am a huge fan of Atticus Lish’s 2014 novel Preparation for the Next Life, and I’m a fan of indie Tyrant Books, but I’d never heard of his 2011 collection of [...]
26 Nov. 2023 - 20:50 UTC
Challenge, 1940 by Agnes Pelton (1881-1961)
23 Nov. 2023 - 18:18 UTC
Breakfast James Joyce’s Burnt Kidney Breakfast Thomas Pynchon’s Banana Breakfast Vladimir Nabokov’s Eggs à la Nabocoque Soup Donald Barthelme’s Fine Oxtail Soup and Lentil Soup Gordon [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 0:06 UTC
“To Be Hungry Is to Be Great” by William Carlos Williams The small, yellow grass-onion, spring’s first green, precursor to Manhattan’s pavements, when plucked as it comes, in [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 20:19 UTC
Hilda’s Turkey Hash 1 pound diced cooked turkey meat (white & dark) 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3 tablespoons butter 2 medium onions, diced Salt to taste, pepper too 1 red sweet pepper, diced (A [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 17:27 UTC
Food I was preparing a meal for Celeste-a meal of a certain elegance, as when arrivals or other rites of passage are to be celebrated. First off there were Saltines of the very best quality and of a [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 15:13 UTC
“Bread” by Sharon Olds When my daughter makes bread, a cloud of flour hangs in the air like pollen. She sifts and sifts again, the salt and sugar close as the grain of her skin. She heats [...]
22 Nov. 2023 - 5:26 UTC
  No one wanted to cook that night. We all got in the car and went out to the commercial strip in the no man’s land beyond the town boundary. The never-ending neon. I pulled in at a place that [...]
21 Nov. 2023 - 23:43 UTC
And all of this, which was true of me, was true also for each of the others. And for her: she contained and was contained with equal happiness, and she welcomed us and loved and inhabited all [...]
21 Nov. 2023 - 18:12 UTC
“Lud wishes to know,” Whike relays at last, “Mr. Emerson’s Cousin’s Views, upon the Structure of the World.” “A Spheroid, the last I heard of it, Sir.” “Ahr Ahr ahr, ’ahr [...]