Posts Tagged ‘New Jersey’

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discussed five books he'd read, if time permitted.

1. Typhus, by Jean-Paul Sartre, translated by Chris Turner.
Ah, Sartre...that dour existentialist Frenchman who taught so many disaffected American teenagers to stare out of windows during their (very boring) 11th grade chemistry classes and, though they may never have been to Europe and may [...]

Arts Morning Roundup: Jabez vs. Lemmy and the Merits of ‘Honky Tonk Badonkadonk’

Morning, y'all! At the top of the news pile: WaPo's Dave Malitz almost missed his date with Bob Dylan, but then didn't! Also, my niece, who is 4 years old, does not "get" VHS.
Tony Millionaire's potty mouth, the legacies of Leo Strauss and Lemmy, the scarcity of female comedy writers, Trace Adkins: Comic Book Hero, [...]

Off the Beach: Real Estate @ Rock & Roll Hotel

For Real Estate's Martin Courtney, returning to his native New Jersey  last summer after graduating from college may have been a regressive move, but it also turned out to be a productive one.
"I almost exclusively hang out with people from high school these days," the singer and guitarist says, echoing that common post-collegiate experience of [...]