Monthly Archives: April 2009

Richard Yates Reads a Story

I’m slowly making my way through Eleven Kinds of Loneliness, the collection Yates released a year after Revolutionary Road. I read “The Best of Everything” tonight and then found this:

Richard Yates – The Best of Everything

It’s Yates reading the story years (decades?) later, speaking with a light consistent lisp. He actually sings that little bit of “The Easter Parade” that he later named a novel after.

Check it out: Jack Christian chapbook coming soon!

Time-waster: Here’s a game, Bubble Spinner that’s like Bust-A-Move but harder and more complicated.

Anjali’s first of many Mt. Fuji poems.

Get Some New Reviews

I’ve begun posting this semester’s batch of movie and music reviews:

Posting, but not reading. Are they good? If you had to assign a grade to each of them, what would it be, and why? (In my own words, please.)