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The Chekhov of the Red States

Antonya Nelson is her name. If you haven't heard of her yet, that may be because she's still something of a writer's writer with book jackets full of arias of praise from the likes of Michael Chabon, Dave Eggers, David Foster Wallace, and Raymond Carver. Show More Summary

Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, and Pulitzer Prize Winner Michael Chabon Team Up for “Daffodils”

Mark Ronson, the British DJ and musician, has a knack for neat, unexpected collaborations: he’s worked with artists as diverse as Adele, Duran Duran, and Amy Winehouse. But for his first album in four years, Uptown Special, Ronson has gone even further afield, recruiting Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon to write the record’s lyrics. Show More Summary

The Amazing Adventures of Ronson & Chabon

2 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

The novelist Michael Chabon has written lyrics for half the songs on Mark Ronson's album “Uptown Special,” due in January.

Shorties (Michael Chabon's Songwriting, An Interview with Sarah Waters, and more)

Michael Chabon talked to the Guardian about collaborating on mark Ronson's new album. For Chabon, a self-confessed music junkie with favourites ranging from Joni Mitchell and Elvis Costello to Mos Def and Rakim, Ronson's request was a "bolt from the...

Interview: James Vincent McMorrow

We got to chat with James about his music, Michael Chabon and the highly-recommended Heineken Jazz Festival in San Sebastian.

Michael Chabon, Punk

Before he was Michael Chabon the novelist he was Michael Chabon the punk musician. Now recordings of his work with The Bats are available online as part of Mind Cure Records archival series.

Michael Chabon's Punk Record For Sale

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A recording of Michael Chabon's 1984 punk band, The Bats, is being released by Mind Cure Records. News by Peter Derk Michael Chabon, celebrated and prolific author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Wonder Boys, and The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, had a brief stint as a singer for the Pittsburgh band The Bats in the 80's. Show More Summary

Shorties (Michael Chabon's Punk Band The Bats, An Interview with Nick Cave, and more)

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette remembered Michael Chabon's punk band, The Bats. Morning Edition interviewed Nick Cave. The Detroit Metro Times interviewed Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond. Indy Week interviewed John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats about his new novel Wolf...

A Michael Chabon Classic Is The 25th 'One Book, One Chicago' Selection

Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel joins the ranks of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and 'A Raisin in the Sun' to earn 'One Book, One Chicago' status. [ more › ]

‘Vile Scumbag Kardashian Pigs’: Mom Rips Into The Kardashians, Accuses Them Of Ripping Off Son With App

Incredibly, the Kardashians have the literary world up in arms. Author Ayelet Waldman, the wife of respected writer Michael Chabon, has taken to Facebook and Twitter to slam the reality … READ ON

Outspoken Novelist Goes Off On Those Vile, Evil Scumbag Kardashian Pigs

5 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Ayelet Waldman, the wife of Michael Chabon, had some choice words after the Kardashian app took advantage of her son.

Ayelet Waldman: "Those Vile Scumbag Kardashian Pigs" Made My Son Cry

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The Bay Area is flooding—with tears. A torrent is pouring from the home of writer Ayelet Waldman and her husband Michael Chabon (whom she loves more than her children), where, Waldman writes, the couple's 11-year-old son has been robbed of $120 by "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," a cartoon game that one plays for leisure on his cellular or tablet device. Read more...

A Play Based on the Moby-Dick of the McSweeney’s Generation

6 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Fourteen years ago, the world met Michael Chabon’s Kavalier & Clay, a sprawling novel about two Jewish cousins in 1940—one a nervous New Yorker, the other a magician who fled Nazi-occupied Prague—and their rise to comic-book glory. The novel became a... KEEP READING > >

The Amazing Production of Kavalier & Clay

Seattle’s Book-It Repertory Theatre has adapted all 636 pages of Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay for the stage.

Shorties (A Theatrical Adaptation of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, An Interview with Jenny Lewis, and more)

Crosscut profiled the stage adaptation of Michael Chabon's novel The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay....the theater eventually did secure permission and what's on stage now is the first-ever theatrical adaptation. It’s also Book-It's — and Platt's — most ambitious...

Andrew Stanton Reveals the John Carter of Mars Sequels That Could Have Been

7 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

It was revealed even before the 2012 Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation opened that Andrew Stanton and Michael Chabon were thinking big with the John Carter of Mars franchise. Already said to be in the scripting stage during the film'sShow More Summary

Lifestyle controversialist Ayelet Waldman and novelist Michael Chabon, but mostly Waldman, overshare

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Lifestyle controversialist Ayelet Waldman and novelist Michael Chabon, but mostly Waldman, overshare the decor of their Craftsman bungalow with Remodelista. Pick your favorite line. ("The house was built in 1907 by a physician," Ayelet says. "Someone in the historical society told us he did abortions.") Read more...


Michael Chabon's career is often the work of a writer hell-bent on destroying the line between "literary" and "genre," and his most famous work is an epic adventure novel about comic-book creators.

Serious Novels Imagined as Children’s Books on Tumblr

9 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Imagine Cormac McCarthy‘s The Road, Michael Chabon‘s The Wonder Boys and Jonathan Franzen‘s The Corrections told through drawings in a children’s book. Jerry Puryear has done  just this. He has created a Tumblr page called MisguidedShow More Summary

Shorties (2013's Best Songs, Michael Chabon on Songwriting,and more)

Drowned in Sound and LA Music Blog list the best songs of 2013. The Wall Street Journal recaps a recent conversation about songwriting between Michael Chabon, Stephen Sondheim, and Paul Simon. 25 online year-end "best books of 2013" lists were...

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