• March 24, 2014

    Carrie Brownstein

    Carrie Brownstein

    The first issue of the academic journal Porn Studieswhich features articles on the “quantitative analysis of online pornography” and “teaching porn studies in the academic-corporate complex,” indulges in the requisite—but unfortunate—double entendres: see  “Hard to Swallow: hardcore pornography on-screen.” 

    At The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald warns against criticizing Edward Snowden for news stories that in fact reflect decisions made by editorial departments of newspapers.

    Indie-rock hero Carrie Brownstein is at work on a memoir.

    At the LA Review of Books, Bruce Hainley talks about his book on the artist Elaine Sturtevant, Under the Sign of [sic]: “Unruly ronin as well as troubling double agent of the simulacra, Sturtevant remains for me a quintessentially American artist.”

    Holly George Warren will be on hand at McNally Jackson Books in New York tonight to discuss her biography of rocker Alex Chilton, A Man Called Destruction.