Via Vulture, we hear that Steve Buscemi will be directing an adaptation of William Burroughs’s novel Queer.
- Promising news regarding the rent issues befalling St. Marks Bookshop.
- At the Matador Records blog, a look at the state of indie record stores.
- Maura Johnston talks Twitter with Jesse Cohen of the fine group Tanlines.
- Ron Hogan on Stephen King’s 11/22/63: “revitalizes the [alternate history] concept and gives it a renewed emotional power…”