Lorrie Moore, Nick Cave, fact, fiction

  • On a news blog recently: a writer calls upon the New Yorker’s fiction editor to explain a layout decision for a 1997 issue featuring a (real) photo of Lorrie Moore which was used in her (not real?) short story.
  • Also, on YouTube I found someone who thinks Nick Cave has good lyrics in one of his songs. They’re not wrong?!
A YouTube comment for the song "We Call Upon the Author" reads: "This song is so cool. I normally don’t give a shit about lyrics but this paints such a great picture. I love this bands sense of time, so much feel, soul, barely hanging on, rock and roll, push and pull, we call upon the author to explain!"

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