Alternative Ulster. * Robinson in Ruins. * The Brixton riots, 1981. * America’s thriving literary journals. * “The Substitute” — a short story by Lynne Tillman. * Lynne Tillman animated. * Jean-Michel Basquiat‘s Gray. * In search of David Foster Wallace‘s The Pale King. * DFW’s collection of self-help books. * More on The Pale King. * Artist Karen Green on her late husband DFW. * Jennifer Egan wins the Tournament of Books. * A documentary about Maurice Blanchot from 1998. * The official Jesus and Mary Chain tumblr. * Finnegans Wake. * DBC Pierre: “Reality has overtaken it, to a degree. The form of the novel is too quaint, too fabulous. You can’t resonate off a core set of values now in the way you once could”. * The significance of The Mob. * Blake Butler interviewed in Bookslut (new story here). Another interview there. * Beautiful rebels. * Punk in London. * The history of the Chelsea Boot. * David Shields: “These writers are nostalgia merchants. We need to call total bullshit on it and say — this is not literature”. * John Ashberry on translating Rimbaud. * George Condo documentary with Burroughs and Ginsberg. * The William Burroughs scarf. * God save Poly Styrene. * An interview with Desmond Hogan, “probably the most famous Irish writer you’ve never heard of”. * Ian McKellen and the Fleshtones at Warhol‘s Factory, 1987. * Autism on film. * Another kind of blues. * Famous authors and their typewriters. * Dennis Hopper and Iggy Pop get their tits out. * Who enjoys shopping in IKEA? * Woody Allen. * Top 10 deranged characters. * Abandoned American theatres. * Neuroscience fiction. * Adam Ant and Boy George perform “Young Parisians”. * A forthcoming Adam Ant documentary. * Hauntology. * An interview with Death. * The ever flamboyant Philip Sallon. * What’s on Don Quixote’s iPod? * Women in cages. * Already a year ago: Malcolm McLaren. * Alain Badiou‘s response to Jean-Luc Nancy. * Fluxus anthology. * The Trafalgar Square street protests. * Part 6 of Mick Middles‘s Manchester punk diaries. * French philosophy since 1960. * Lene Lovich live at Studio 54 in 1981. * Marcel Duchamp on “The Creative Act”. * 200 years of police surveillance of French writers. * Gavin James Bower on his favourite books. * Lewis Carroll‘s photographs. * Lars Iyer interviewed.