Isabel Allende explains her decision to write a book about Zorro. “My agent was horrified. Everybody was. Why would I do this? For the same reason I would wear the mask and the costume and take fencing classes.” (Via Bookslut.)
Why, the Scotsman asks, did Lou Reed “choose to subject his audience to an hour of short stories and interpretations of Edgar Allan Poe works? Simple, because he can.”
Showtime will rebroadcast “Jack,” a movie based on a screenplay A.M. Homes adapted from her novel of the same name, as part of its Gay Pride lineup next month.