“So You’ve Decided to Write a Kurt Cobain Memorial Essay” by Zachary Lipez, Hazlitt
What else can anybody really say at this point about Kurt Cobain’s career, suicide, and legacy? With the 20th anniversary of his death coming up, we have already begun to find out. But for all those who still plan on writing something, Lipez has a few suggestions.
“‘I Don’t Feel Death Coming / I Feel Death Going’: 3 Poems By James Baldwin,” BuzzFeed
Celebrate National Poetry Month with three poems by one of American history’s greatest writers.
“An Elegy for the ‘Non-Creepy’ Realtor, aka Maggie Estep” by Sari Botton, The Billfold
Speaking of National Poetry Month, we’re still reeling from the sudden loss of Maggie Estep this past February. Sari Botton wrote a lovely piece about her.
“Getting to Know Milton Glaser, the Godfather of Modern Design” by Arianne Wack, Hyperallergic
How much do you really know about one of our most important living designers (and creator of this season’s Mad Men poster)? Hyperallergic hung out with Milton Glaser, and came away with everything you need to know about the living legend.
“Taco Bell Gave Me a Cellphone” by Adam Chandler, Slate
Seriously, the title says it all. Any adequate description of Adam Chandler’s latest Taco Bell piece, beyond that, seems impossible. Just read it.