Category Archives: Shane Moritz

We the Animals – Justin Torres (Houghton Mifflin)

SM | Philip Roth once wrote a book called The Professor of Desire that I distinctly recall was not very desirable. Similarly, in 1976, Bob Dylan claimed he had an album full of it. He didn’t. The message here is … Continue reading

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Silver Jews – Secret Knowledge of the Backroads (Drag City)

SM | Here’s a back road that you could only ever find on a dime map of the reef. Blame the staff at the Silver Joos cartography clinic for always being so difficult and aloof. Because to have secret knowledge … Continue reading

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Various Artists – Welcome to the Wetherbeat Scene, 1988-1991 (555 Recordings)

SM | I’m convalescing poolside in Lake Havasu, Arizona thinking about the injustice I gave Glen Campbell at BJ’s Cabana Bar last night and also how fecund (I’m always dwelling on the fecundity of things) this one band scene was … Continue reading

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A message to our sponsors from Shane Moritz

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