Enter Chloe Caldwell’s debut collection Legs Get Led Astray: a distillation of what might be deemed the high hipster period, from 2002-2006. Interpol was on every iPod. Antony and the Johnsons brought out the sensitive goth in all of us. The Black Keys could not be found on a single car commercial. And if you don’t remember the specifics, Caldwell will remember them for you, dropping more band names than a scenester at a basement show.
Over at The Lit Pub, I did an interview with Joseph Rippii. It was great to do this interview with Joe, as I’ve just finished his amazing book: The Orange Suitcase. Joe and I talked about Berlin. cremation, and music. Read it here.