Being a drive by post:
There's an excellent interview with Norman Mailer over at Open Source.
Shaun Farrell talks with Howard V. Hendrix, pixel-stained technopeasant coiner at Adventures in Scifi publishing. I still don't buy his argument, but it's an interesting listen.
A review over at Uncut of The National at Shepherds Bush Empire that made me wish I was back in London. And which is more than enough excuse to post Apartment Story: