Quote: Carl Sagan

  It’s Wednesday, and like every Wednesday, I’m busy, so here’s a quote: “When I’m high I can penetrate into the past, recall childhood memories, friends, relatives, playthings, streets, smells, sounds, and tastes from a vanished era. I can reconstruct the actual occurrences in childhood events only half understood at the time. Many but not […]

Quote: Benjamin Percy

“Toss out the worst elements of genre and literary fiction–and merge the best. We might then create a new taxonomy, so that when you walk into a bookstore, the stock is divided into ‘Stories that suck’ and ‘Stories that will make your mind and heart explode with their goodness.’” Evening Soundtrack: A Seat At The […]

Quote: I Am Providence By Nick Mamatas

“Is there a reason for a literate person to read century-old pulp fiction? For the most part, no, which is why most of it has been forgotten by all except obsessives and weirdos.” Morning Soundtrack: Miles Davis & John Coltrane Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+ Reddit Share on WhatsApp

The Cartel By Don Winslow

Here’s a quote from Don Winslow’s forthcoming novel, The Cartel, that I wanted to share: “He became his own blues song, a Tom Waits Loser, a Kerouac saint, a Spingsteen hero under the lights of the American highway and the neon glow of the American strip. A fugitive, a share cropper, a hobo, a cowboy who […]