Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
Hello, good morning, and welcome to an especially big edition of Rojak, since we took the weekend off last week.
Before we get started, here’s some music from Cloud Nothings as you read. [via YouTube]
On Anne Carson’s Antigonick. [via Time’s Flow Stemmed]
Interview with Dirty Projectors, whose latest album Swing Lo Magellan is quite magnificent. [via Pitchfork]
On that topic, Alex Ross listens to Dirty Projectors too. [via Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise]
A Stephen Collins comic. [via The Guardian]
“I believe in them and the music that they will make. I love Girls and I always will. That faith overshadows the pain of saying goodbye with the eagerness to say hello, to whatever future is to come.” Saying goodbye to Girls. [via True Panther]
You can read the whole of G.K. Chesterton’s The Man Who Was Thursday online. [via Conversational Reading]
Kafka’s torture machine from In the Penal Colony. [via A Piece of Monologue]
This is the first I’ve heard of new editions of Julio Cortázar’s Blow-Up and Hopscotch comingfrom Pantheon. [via JACKET MECHANICAL]
Photographs of Lucian Freud go on sale. [via The Telegraph]
tUnE-yArDs’ African Music Mix. [via Pitchfork]
The upcoming Flying Lotus LP, Until the Quiet Comes, features Thom Yorke on a track. [via Consequence of Sound] I remember reading that Jonny Greenwood would feature on another track as well, but I’ve lost the link.
John Gray vs. Slavoj Žižek. [via A Piece of Monologue]
The main feature was last week’s quick impression piece on The Dark Knight Rises.
Also on WKLC this past fortnight:
- Ernst Lubitsch.
- Edouard Levé.
- Clarice Lispector.
- Anne Carson.
- The Man Booker longlist.
- Bob Dylan.