Tao Lin

  • Taipei Babies

    Over the next two months, in celebration of the forthcoming release of Tao Lin's latest novel, 'Taipei,' we will be featuring a weekly selection of photos taken by the author during his recent trip to Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Tao Lin’s Apartment: A Review

    Last October Tao Lin put up a post on Facebook asking if anyone wanted to sublet his studio apartment in Murray Hill while he visited family in Taiwan. I responded and PayPal-ed him the significantly discounted friend rate. I would be staying for...

  • The 'Shoplifting from American Apparel' Movie Is a Steaming Pile of Crap

    The 'Shoplifting from American Apparel' movie is the cinematographic equivalent of the Doritos Loco Taco—a total lack of substance covered up with gimmicks to distract the consumer.

  • Tao Lin Talks to Tyrant Re: “Taipei”

    This interview was conducted in the wee hours of the morning on the bed of Tao Lin, in his apartment on the east side of Manhattan, with a small party going on in the other corner of the room. This is the first, definitive interview with the author...

  • A Seventy-Minute Interview with Sam Pink on Gchat

    Sam Pink is a writer of books, and a man who doesn't shy away from things like letting people snort MDMA off his ass, smushing Hostess fruit pies into his forehead, or writing about people headbutting cats. The following interview has been edited by...

  • "Jeff" (Andrew II): A Dialogue of Texts in the Second Year of Drugs and Kindness

    This is the second installment of Tao Lin and Giancarlo DiTrapano's texting history, which began last year. It's been hailed as "total shit" and "the best internet writing of 2011."

  • Jawbreaker’s Major-Label Album

    The story of a writer writing a live-narrative of his Bolt Bus experience that involves writing about writing and writing about reading a story that might have been written about him.

  • What I Know About Tao Lin's Third Novel

    Tao sent me an unfinished draft of his third novel. I believe it's based on his life from 2010 to 2011. There is a lot of drug use, and at one point someone snorts cocaine off of a penis.

  • "Jeremy Lin" Part II

    Part II of Marie Calloway's "Jeremy Lin."

  • "Jeremy Lin"

    A few months ago, Marie Calloway became instantly internet-famous by publishing a story titled "Adrien Brody" on Tao Lin's Muumuu House website. This story picks up where that one left off.

  • A Gchat With Second Life Filmmaker Jon Rafman

    Montreal artist Jon Rafman is the director of the short film Small Crowd Gathers, which is being filmed entirely in Second Life.