Once again, Jarvis Cocker is promoting Richard to the world. Here in this short passage, Jarvis talks to the first chapter about Richard’s death and William Hjortsberg makes an appearance.
This is from Messy isn’t it? The life & works of Richard Brautigan, a half hour program Jarvis had on BBC4. Unfortuantely, the full program isn’t available online.
If you haven’t been following these fantastic events, here’s your last chance!
And if you’re London based (or anywhere nearby-ish), you should be attending!
This Thursday nite, Nov 27th, is So the Wind Won’t Blow it All Away. I won’t even try to go into all the stuff they have in store for you… just go to their website. It looks like an awesome evening!! RSVP now!!!
It’s about a month old but the last installment of Brautigan Salad is online.
And there’s a bonus story of the handlebar. If this picture doesn’t get you clicking… I don’t know what will
from Brautigan Salad
Watched over by Machines of Loving Grace is quoted over at an aticle on io9 entitled 7 Best Case Scenarios for the Future of Humanity.
One of the best case senarios is being watched over by machines of loving grace – machines who could protect, improve our lives & are incapable of harming us. A ‘friendly’ artificial intelligence.
Is this what you think Richard meant?
Thru Oct 7th, Fort Worth’s Hip Pocket Theatre is doing The Hawkline Monster.
Silver Creek Amphitheatre, 1950 Silver Creek Road, Fort Worth. $5-$15. 817-246-9775; www.hippocket.org
American Studier is doing a Books that Shaped Me based on the current Library of Congress Books that Shaped America – and Trout Fishing in America is one of them!
What books have shaped you?
Quite the interesting reviewof Jubilee Hitchhiker in the LA Review of Books by Stan Persky.
I haven’t finished Jubilee Hitchhiker – not even a 1/4 of the way thru. Gatz’s very detailed account hasn’t pulled me in (added to my lack of time for pleasure reading). I’d love for an editor to get ahold of this book and, as Stan says, help to understand the significant moments of Richard’s work & life instead of every moment. I also found the overwhelming amount of facts about everything distracting – and long
I have to agree with one of the commenters about the irony of the author of the lengthy review complaining about the length of the book.
you’ll find some issues with the navigation on the right side – over there… it’s the last bit of clean up I need to do after this site hit by the oh so fun spammer hacker fun folks
check out this watermelon tent – you can buy it from fancy
A tent that would make anyone hungry