David Lynch is Working on a Memoir

David Lynch wants to clear up a few things about his life and career, and he plans to do so in an upcoming memoir. He’s teamed up with journalist Kristine McKenna to write the book—titled “Life and Work”—which will be based off a series of interviews with the director’s friends, family and collaborators. “I want to get all the right information in one place, so …

What We’re Reading: Music Books

Take a break from the headphones to dive into pages about Philip Glass and vinyl heads

After you’ve listened to album after album on Spotify, recovered from a weeknight concert, bombasted by music at the local bar, it’s sometimes nice to let the ears rest. There’s still another way to get your music fix, however—in the form of bound pages. And books, lest you forget, can be far more insightful and impactful than the latest stream of Tweets from your favorite …

Patti Smith’s “Just Kids” Coming to TV

The legendary Patti Smith is joining forces with Showtime to make a TV series out of her beautiful, cinematic memoir “Just Kids,” which focuses on Smith’s relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. The news has been met with excitement and terror—if done well, the show could be both insightful and magical, but Smith’s writing in the book is so evocative and emotional that some believe a …