Posts Tagged: The Basketball Diaries

Songs of Our Lives: Jim Carroll’s “People Who Died”


All around me were strangers. All around me were friends. A dark glittering sea of fists. What a terrible, wonderful thing, to be welcomed into this fellowship at last. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Ben Tanzer


Ben Tanzer discusses his new essay collection Be Cool, why running is so important to him, and not being precious about his work. ...more

The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Patrick O’Neil


Patrick O'Neil talks about his debut memoir Gun Needle Spoon, being big in France, the drug/recovery genre, and writing through trauma. ...more