The madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through.– Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections
A Road Trip Journal by Stephen Shore →
As Shore explains: “On this trip in ’73 I kept a log of various facts – essentially what I wanted to do was to keep a kind of journal that was not a personal diary. It wasn’t a record of my impressions, but it described a trip in more neutral terms. And so I reported how many miles I drove, where and what I ate, where I stayed, what I watched on television, or, when I went to the movies, what I...
The Morning News' Tournament of Books →
The Morning News’ take on March Madness. There’s only 16 books instead of 68 college basketball teams. My money is on The Art of Fielding. Last year’s final featured Jennifer Egan defeating Jonathan Franzen!
The Original Ending...
Hitchcock told Truffaut that it was a mistake to have Fry, not Kane, dangling from the Statue of Liberty’s hand at the end, but in fact the finale was originally intended to arouse as much concern for Kane as his adversary. from Hitchcock at Work
Space Boy Dream No. 3
I was watching a new episode of Peep Show. In this episode Mark “accidently” gets a neck tattoo thanks to something Jeremy has done. New intro is Harvey Danger-less. Both actors also have stunt doubles listed in credits.
Texts from Rog
Rog: Just met Kevin Kouzmanoff
Rog: He was just chilling in the green room with us
Rog: He seemed pretty relieved to not be around baseball
Rog: Giant muscles