Shooting the Debris

Anyone who’s taken a road trip across the country knows that remnants of “that old, weird America” Greil Marcus referred to are plentiful if…

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Situationist Comedy

“Religion undoubtedly surpasses every other human activity in sheer quantity and variety of bullshit,” Ken Knabb wrote in 1978. It's Knabb's own lack of,…

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Rock Jewell-ry

When Bob Dylan released his controversial 1970 album, Self Portrait, writer Greil Marcus griped that he'd “buy an album of Dylan breathing heavily ……

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Tales of the City

The theme of Porchlight’s all-star fancytown gala is “Urban Legends.” The storytelling series is famous for including nobodies in its stage show, but it…

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Now I'm A …

Jeff Chang makes you cry; so does Greil Marcus. But in the new Believer Art Issue, plenty of the other contributors make you laugh…

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