Marcel the Shell gets a book deal, and Jezebel talks to Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp about it.
- “Challenged once by a friend to name a single immortal literary character from postwar fiction — someone to rival Sherlock Holmes or Madame Bovary in terms of bleed-through to popular consciousness — I blurted out “Norman Mailer!” ” – Jonathan Lethem hearts Norman Mailer.
- David Rakoff wins the Thurber Prize for American Humor for his hilarious essay collection Half Empty.
- Retracing Hunter S. Thompson’s footsteps in Las Vegas.
- Impose talks to Total Slacker. We like them.