American novelist, short story writer, and essayist
Feb. 3, 2011
Relationships and marriage, violence and loss, houses and homes are the deeply conventional subjects that occupy this unconventional novel.
Sep. 4, 2003
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, I get into an argument with a friend of mine, a fellow writer, at dinner, and teach the other two people there a valuable lesson about…
from Martini Shot
The stories in Heads of the Colored People, by Nafissa Thompson-Spires, try to capture what’s human in what otherwise may only be trends.
Seventy sonnets written in the first two hundred days of Trump's presidency, American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin , by Terrance Hayes, flies out of the cages of…
Growing up in Rockford, Illinois, Bing Liu was obsessed with making skateboarding videos with his friends.
from The Business
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about a show of Japanese art from the ‘80s and ‘90s.
from Art Talk
A bill in Sacramento called SB50 would override local zoning rules to legalize small and mid-size apartment buildings around public transit and job centers.
from Design and Architecture
The rock band Fanny ruled the Sunset Strip in the 1970s, and they were supposed to be the next big thing. They explain the price women pay for being ahead of their time.
from Lost Notes
Michael Schneider joins us from New York, where he's attending the annual ritual of the broadcast TV upfronts.
Audiences may well be looking for an even higher level of outlandishness than the TV news channels and talk shows offer, and “Long Shot” provides it.
from Film Reviews