This week, TNB contributor and resident Payne killer SEAN BEAUDOIN serves up a list of his favorite pieces:
D.R. Haney’s sardonic primer on how (or at least why) to fuck writing and get into retail.
Hank Cherry’s testimonial to the beautiful doom of James Carr.
Leslie Jamison’s Tom Drury-esque tale of embracing the Mid if not the West.
Joe Daly’s vaunted de-Matthews-izing, which has, over time, asserted itself as the moral compass for TNB.
Peter Schwartz’ genuinely excellent balls-out poem.
David S. Wills’ informative and hilarious paean to Korean trash-pop.
Sappho of Lesbos writes better than you do.
Marni Grossman Sleeps With Danger, wakes up, does it again.
Tom Hansen steps on the heart of Seattle.