Sasha Frere-Jones Remembers Lou Reed

| October 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Today Lou Reed died. Lou Reed was one of those artists who made something that changed everything after him. Because someone else has already done a really great job of summing up what that means, I’m just going to let him do the talking.


When I proposed marriage to someone with a song, Lou Reed did the work for me. I handed over a small mirror with a handwritten note, which said only, ” I’ll be your mirror.”

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Lizzy Acker’s work has been published in Nano Fiction, Fanzine, Joyland, Eleven Eleven and elsewhere. She has read with Bang Out, RADAR, Quiet Lightening and others. Her first book, Monster Party, was released in December of 2010 by Small Desk Press.