The Complete Works of Fante Bukowski Noah Van Sciver Fantagraphics; 1 edition Noah Van Sciver’s brilliant satire Fante Bukowski is here collected so we have the standalone volumes one, two and three all in one big book to enjoy. Along with some ephemera including visual tributes by other graphic novelist artists.
Brad Mehldau Mon chien Stupide (Bande originale du film) Same Player Sign me up for the film straight away: A French translation of the John Fante novella (My Dog Stupid from the posthumous collection West of Rome in which a middle-aged couple with marriage troubles have a big ‘Stupid’ dog come between them – written, […]
Fante Bukowski Two Noah Van Sciver Fantagraphics; 1 edition I was a huge fan of Noah Van Sciver’s first iteration of Fante Bukowski; so much so I swiftly studied up on some of his other comics – but I loved this despicable character of Fante Bukowski, a self-appointed literary hero; self-assured but also clueless – […]
Fante Bukowski Noah Van Sciver Fantagraphics; 1 edition Noah Van Sciver’s graphic novella about a talentless/struggling writer is brutal in its satire – take for example this scene where at a reading given by Dave Eggers a trio of desperate and hopeful writers gather, one says “I brought my new story. I’m gonna give it […]
Phosphorescent Muchacho Dead Oceans Under the name Phosphorescent, American singer/songwriter Matthew Houck has built a career – with six albums so far – that sees him regularly receiving the hushed-tones and revered-raves that cult fans, completists and critics hurl at the likes of Richmond Fontaine’s Willy Vlautin, Sun Kil Moon/Red House Painters’ Mark Kozelek, American […]