Articles by Nick Moran

November 21, 2011

Pop-Hop Books & Curio 0

Coming in 2012: Pop-Hop Books & Curio. Located in the Highland Park neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles, Pop-Hop will be “a creative retail environment merging a bookstore and project space.” More information, as well as some opportunities to support the project, are available at the shop’s Kickstarter page, and also on its […]

November 21, 2011

Michael Lewis’ Man Cave 1

Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d type: A seersuckered Michael Lewis shows off his “man cave” for You can skip ahead to 9:20 for the tour. (via)

November 21, 2011

Babies (And Their Parents) Prefer Paper 0

E-books may be gaining market share in a lot of demographics, but there’s one age-group in which paper still reigns supreme: toddlers.

November 19, 2011

The Millions Goes Tumblr 0

Psssssst! You can follow The Millions on Tumblr!

November 18, 2011

Guns N’ Roses N’ Meth 0

In this piece on “Southern Enlightenment“, Kevin Charles Redmon checks out John Jeremiah Sullivan‘s Pulphead and Frank Bill‘s Crimes in Southern Indiana for The Rumpus. In the process, he touches on Axl Rose and methamphetamines.

November 18, 2011

Another Movie Adaptation in Suck City 0

Nick Flynn‘s memoir Another Bullshit Night in Suck City (reviewed on our site last year) is being adapted into a movie for 2012. Being Flynn will star Paul Dano as Flynn, and his parents will be played by Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore. You can check out a trailer here. Or, if you want […]

November 18, 2011

Amis on DeLillo 0

Two literary titans in need of no introduction: Martin Amis reviews Don DeLillo‘s The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories.

November 18, 2011

Twilight Belt 2

What does it mean that the “Twilight Belt” so closely resembles the Bible Belt?

November 18, 2011

Self-Publishing… With Penguin 2

Want to be published by Penguin? For $99 (£60), you can! As stated in this Guardian article, “Penguin USA will provide the service through its genre-fiction online community, Book Country, which launched in May offering wannabe authors the opportunity to post their work online and receive feedback.” The news comes on the heels of Amazon’s […]

November 18, 2011

In Defense of Criticism 0

Glen Duncan, author of the genre novel The Last Werewolf, opened his New York Times review of Colson Whitehead‘s Zone One with this controversial line: “A literary novelist writing a genre novel is like an intellectual dating a porn star”. Understandably, this led to some uproar. Now he’s doubling down on his stance.