I woke up to this on NPR the other day. I may figure out a way to rip the audio and program my alarm to always wake me with James Brown and Pavarotti.
Richard Ford, who we often claim as an Arkansan for his summers spent in Little Rock, has left longtime publisher Knopf and editor of almost two decades for Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins. Ford is scheduled to release a novel tentatively titled “Canada” in 2010. His new publisher describes it as a “novel of revenge and violent retribution set on the Saskatchewan prairie, in the early 1960s.” Ford added, “If Cormac McCarthy can write dark, bloody woman-less prose about the desolate southwest, why can’t I do the same for Canada.”
Surely you have the new Re-Up Gang mixtape, “We Got It for Cheap, Vol. 3.” Clipse!
There’s a video for the best song on Kanye’s latest. It’s a bit ponderous. And cleavage-y.
Killer collage via Meathaus, a regular afternoon-killer.