Posts Tagged: Empire

Digging for Characters: A Conversation with Sonya Chung


Sonya Chung discusses her latest novel The Loved Ones, the mental space required to wander around fictional worlds, and looking back at her childhood. ...more
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Albums of Our Lives: As Cities Burn’s Come Now Sleep


Most often, I do not speak when I am alone. That morning I sat on the couch and said Oh my God. I said it aloud, again and again, Oh my God. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Josie Pickens


Josie Pickens talks about building relationships through blogging, changing the narrative around black women in America, and eradicating silence through storytelling. ...more

This Week in Posivibes: Unwound


Numero Group is re-releasing the Olympia trio’s final two albums in a 4-LP box set. Empire combines the band’s incredible final album, Leaves Turn Inside You (2001), alongside Challenge for a Civilized Society (1998), not to mention the usual box set collection of demo recordings, B-sides, unreleased studio recordings, and some comprehensive ruminating on the 90s indie rock scene.