Friday finds

This Christmas, how about taking a wider view of things? This animated tour of the known universe will help broaden your perspective.

The renowned poet Jimmy Santiago Baca has written a novel. He talks about it here.

James Frey vs. Oprah Winfrey! Dale Peck vs. Rick Moody! This list of the decade’s top ten literary feuds is fun but fails to note how Dale Peck’s evisceration of Stanley Crouch’s novel Don’t the Moon Look Lonesome got him bitch-slapped in public by the aggrieved author.

Orson Welles and his brief, tragically ill-timed love affair with the Betacam.

Self-Styled Siren on re-reading and re-viewing.

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2 thoughts on “Friday finds

  1. Shaun says:

    “…fails to note how Dale Peck’s evisceration of Stanley Crouch’s novel Don’t the Moon Look Lonesome got him bitch-slapped in public…”

    Read again. That event is actually covered in the piece.

  2. Steven Hart says:

    You’re right. I’m working much too quickly on this stuff.

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