September 1, 2011KR BlogKR

Mix Tape: This Must Be the Place (“Home is where I want to be, but I guess I’m already there…”)

A bad economy makes for good reading. The “new realism” has everything to do with place and class.

Kerouac never had GPS! In fact, “the mode of travel on the rise today is antithetical to the mode found in On the Road and its predecessors.”

At the Postcard Archive, check out postcards sent from Sherman Alexie, Henri Cole, Brenda Hillman, Naomi Shihab Nye, Sharon Olds, and others to the Academy of American Poets.

It’s not just where you’re coming from, but where you’re going, and why. The Great MFA debate continues.

Lish McBride on her current writing space–and what she dreams it might be someday…including “a mini-fridge, a tea pot, a big dog snoring on the floor, posters on the walls, no classical music, and, since we are after all dreaming, a unicorn to eat all my pages that get cut.”

Every dream office needs a calendar, right?

“Babies With Bullets: Women Having Fun With Guns” and other titles on Jimmy Fallon’s list of ill-advised (and, yes, actual) books.

“I wouldn’t read that if I were you, Dave…”

I was going to post this earlier, but time got away from me.