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McSweeney's Issue 6 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern): We Now Know Who

by Dave Eggers (Editor)

Other authors: Barry Blitt (Contributor), Arthur Bradford (Contributor), Breyten Breytenbach (Contributor), Judy Budnitz (Contributor), Jeri Coppola (Contributor)30 more, Ann Cummins (Contributor), Lydia Davis (Contributor), Mike Doughty (Composer), Richard Erickson (Contributor), Walker Evans (Contributor), Matt Fagan (Contributor), Steve Featherstone (Contributor), Mia Fineman (Contributor), Dave Ford (Contributor), Ian Frazier (Contributor), Phillip Glass (Contributor), Karl Haendel (Contributor), Saskia Hamilton (Contributor), Sheila Heti (Contributor), Samantha Hunt (Contributor), Candy Jernigan (Contributor), Roy Kesey (Contributor), Walter Koenigstein (Contributor), Mark O'Donnell (Contributor), Gina O'Mara (Contributor), Ad Reinhardt (Contributor), Amy Sillman (Contributor), Zadie Smith (Contributor), Fritz Swanson (Contributor), They Might Be Giants (Contributor), Tommy Wallach (Contributor), Chris Ware (Contributor), John Warner (Contributor), Lawrence Weschler (Contributor), Sean Wilsey (Contributor)

Series: McSweeney's Quarterly Concern (6)

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Didn't get much out of this one. Lots of mediocre art, some short stories that didn't resonate, and music by "They Might be Giants." A short piece about the collecting habits of Walker Evans was probably the most interesting bit to me. ( )
  JBD1 | Sep 6, 2018 |
The idea for this issue is really interesting: A collection of short stories and works of art, each with a companion piece of music on the accompanying CD by They Might Be Giants, with contributions by others including Philip Glass and Mike Doughty. Unfortunately, most of the art included is not very good, but some of it is at least amusing---and the short stories are pretty good for the most part. Likewise for the music, the tracks that accompany the art selections are mostly just okay, but the ones that go along with the stories are generally more substantial, longer and better. ( )
  AshRyan | Dec 12, 2011 |
Can't go wrong with a TMBG inspired McSweeney's! CD provided in back too! ( )
  bkleinwort | May 4, 2007 |
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Eggers, DaveEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blitt, BarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bradford, ArthurContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Breytenbach, BreytenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Budnitz, JudyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coppola, JeriContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cummins, AnnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davis, LydiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Doughty, MikeComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Erickson, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Evans, WalkerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fagan, MattContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Featherstone, SteveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fineman, MiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ford, DaveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Glass, PhillipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Hamilton, SaskiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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