In bad economic times, it’s hard to be picky about your job. Ex-Screw editor Ivan Lerner is still writing, though now about petroleum, not porn.
He’s truly one of the most influential and innovative figures in modern music. He’s been around a long time and left for dead more than once. And now he’s back. Our writer traces a life in music.
Havana is a beautiful city: loud, old, rotting in some parts, opulent in others. And, for Americans, completely off-limits unless you’re a student, Ry Cooder, or willing to risk your government’s wrath. Traveling correspondent Tim Weed describes a recent visit, with memories of ghosts, women, and stylish refrigerators.
Writer Alain de Botton answers the five questions, answering against pessimism, for Stendhal.
Writer Michael Chabon answers the five questions, mentioning real estate, Mr. Terrific, and Ashtabula.
America’s favorite writer Neal Pollack on sandwiches, The Onion, and the world’s inability to ‘top’ him.
The five questions for illustrator and web designer Emme Stone.
Cina is a designer in the broadest sense. His work spans a wide range of commercial and personal art, including print and web design, typography, painting, photography, and bookmaking. Also, he is a fisherman. Our writer interviews the man behind True is True.
It’s been two years since Flip Flop Flyin started, and the web hasn’t been the same ever since. Craig, the man behind the tiny man, joined our writer for a short conversation and helped him understand the beauty of small things. Note: Craig does not have a ‘Beatles’ haircut. He is very serious about this.
Our writer interviews Andy Crewdson of Lines & Splines. We especially like that he is an ‘average indie kid.’