“Its blending of the real and the fantastic is so silken it can almost pass unnoticed…” Luc Sante on Jean Vigo’s film L’Atalante.
- In Saratoga, Elisabeth Donnelly takes in a day at the races.
- Geoff Dyer on the art of finding tennis partners.
- The folks at WORD interview Joe Donnelly, editor of the fine Los Angeles-based literary magazine Slake.
- At Dusted, Nate Knaebel looks at recent Band Booking interviewees Jacuzzi Boys: “Whatever lo-fi tendencies lurked on earlier records…are tempered here in favor of what is, if not a mature sound then certainly one conscientious of how pop smarts can be elevated by a solid recording.”