Tao Lin
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20 Questions: Tao Lin
13 Sep 2010 // 5:00 PM

American poet, novelist, short story writer, and artist Tao Lin’s new book, Richard Yates releases this week. Lin tells PopMatters 20 Questions that he’s never hired a hit man, or been on a spa vacation, or used Prozac. Honestly.

Tao Lin Has a Neutral Facial Expression
28 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM

The publication of Shoplifting From American Apparel spurred on another round of debate about Tao Lin's Internet antics. But what is often left out of the conversations about Lin's money-making and media-baiting schemes is their artistic viability.


Sex, Drugs and Bleakness In Tao Lin's 'Taipei'
10 Jun 2013 // 11:05 PM

A Taiwan McDonalds, an Ohio mansion, a Brooklyn bookstore, and a pit of existential despair: Lin's third novel will certainly take you places.

'Richard Yates': Kids These Days
13 Sep 2010 // 5:00 PM

Tao Lin's Richard Yates goes far in not only de-romanticizing the notion of romance but also, on a personal level, does much to remove the “otherness” of the young in general.


10 Thoughts About Tao Lin's 'Richard Yates'
8 Dec 2010 // 5:32 AM

Richard Yates is not as terrible as descriptions of it might lead you to believe... and nine more thoughts on the new book by the hipster author.

//Mixed media

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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