Huck‘s media lawyer Alex Wade has spent a life making sure the likes of us – as well as The Times, The Guardian and others – manage to keep publishing without getting sued. And now he’s written a novel about it.
Loosely based on his days legaling copy at The Times, Flack’s Last Shift is a pretty spectacular effort in narrative storytelling. Think about it: to turn a story about an average, most definitely pedestrian middle-aged media lawyer into a compelling tale of personal revenge is no small feat.
In his fourth book and first novel, Alex takes us deep into the arcane world of night lawyers: the guys who go through copy to ensure it’s ‘legal ok’ before a newspaper goes to … Read the rest
With a new season of Twin Peaks just around the corner, the SPOKE Art Gallery is throwing an art tribute show dedicated to legendary director David Lynch. In Dreams will feature over 80 participating artists from around the world, each exploring Lynch’s impact as a storyteller through a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, and fine art prints. Each artist was allowed to choose which subject of Lynch’s work they wanted to focus on, and the results, from unique character portraits to detailed environments and abstracted movie posters, dig deep into the emotions embedded in Lynch’s work and the stylistic choices he made to convey them.
In addition to the art show, SPOKE NYC partnered with Tribeca’s Roxy Cinema for their special month-long Lynch … Read the rest