Articles by Nick Moran

November 21, 2011

Then Again, Most American’s Don’t 0

Do you live in one of the world’s ten most literary cities? I don’t.

November 21, 2011

UC Police Barbarity 1

This week, UC Davis students protesting a tuition increase (among other things) were mercilessly pepper sprayed by their own campus police. In response, Nathan Brown, a non-tenured associate professor of English, has spoken out and called for UC Davis chancellor Linda Katehi‘s resignation. In solidarity with Brown’s demand, students silently gathered around Katehi’s office as […]

November 21, 2011

“Murakami, who is nothing if not ambitious, has created a kind of alternative world, a mirror of ours, reversed.” 0

Though coverage of Haruki Murakami‘s 1Q84 has been ubiquitous this month (appearing on this site as well), it is always worthwhile to read the inimitable New York Review of Books‘ take on such things.

November 21, 2011

Pop-Hop Books & Curio 0

Coming in 2012: Pop-Hop Books & Curio. Located in the Highland Park neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles, Pop-Hop will be “a creative retail environment merging a bookstore and project space.” More information, as well as some opportunities to support the project, are available at the shop’s Kickstarter page, and also on its […]

November 21, 2011

Michael Lewis’ Man Cave 1

Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d type: A seersuckered Michael Lewis shows off his “man cave” for ValleyGirl.tv. You can skip ahead to 9:20 for the tour. (via)

November 21, 2011

Babies (And Their Parents) Prefer Paper 0

E-books may be gaining market share in a lot of demographics, but there’s one age-group in which paper still reigns supreme: toddlers.

November 19, 2011

The Millions Goes Tumblr 0

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November 18, 2011

Guns N’ Roses N’ Meth 0

In this piece on “Southern Enlightenment“, Kevin Charles Redmon checks out John Jeremiah Sullivan‘s Pulphead and Frank Bill‘s Crimes in Southern Indiana for The Rumpus. In the process, he touches on Axl Rose and methamphetamines.

November 18, 2011

Another Movie Adaptation in Suck City 0

Nick Flynn‘s memoir Another Bullshit Night in Suck City (reviewed on our site last year) is being adapted into a movie for 2012. Being Flynn will star Paul Dano as Flynn, and his parents will be played by Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore. You can check out a trailer here. Or, if you want […]

November 18, 2011

Amis on DeLillo 0

Two literary titans in need of no introduction: Martin Amis reviews Don DeLillo‘s The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories.