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Ben Marcus' "Cold Little Bird"

Francis Levy | Posted 10.20.2016 | Home
Francis Levy

There is a moment in Ben Marcus' recent New Yorker short story, "Cold Little Bird," when the parents Rachel and Martin take their precocious 10 year o...

A Brief Interview With Ben Marcus

Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

Brief Interviews is a new series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Ben Marcus is the...

Jerry Stahl With the Skinny on Fatty, Republican Sun Gods, and Happy Mutant Babies

David Henry Sterry | Posted 02.02.2014 | Home
David Henry Sterry

Jerry is one of those rare writers who goes between Hollywood screenplays and novels. He writes dark subversive stories and he somehow continues to get away with it.

Ben Marcus's "The Dark Arts"

Francis Levy | Posted 08.01.2013 | Home
Francis Levy

There is a brilliant moment in Ben Marcus New Yorker short story, "The Dark Arts." Julien the central character has come to Dusseldorf for treatment for a chronic and unspecified illness.

10 Must-Reads For January

| Posted 01.05.2012 | Home

By Emily Temple for Flavorwire Though winter has had a relatively slow start, at least in and around the Flavorpill offices, in the first days 2012...