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David Carr: Wondering How Far Magazines Must Fall 14 Aug 2012 | 06:44 am
Interesting piece by David Carr, who I've read regularly since reading his memoir and interviewing him about it.
Philip Marlowe, Peerless Detective, Returns for an Encore 14 Aug 2012 | 06:21 am
excerpt:" The Chandler estate has asked the Irish novelist John Banville to revive Marlowe. Under his real name, Mr. Banville won Britain’s prestigious Man Booker Prize for “The Sea.” Under the pseudo...
Fareed Zakaria Is Suspended After Admitting Plagiarism - NYTimes.com 12 Aug 2012 | 10:24 am
excert:" The Indian-born American journalist Fareed Zakaria apologized on Friday for plagiarizing parts of a column on gun control in the Aug. 20 issue of Time magazine, Christine Haughney reported on...
David Rakoff is dead of cancer; the essayist and This American Life contributor was 47. 11 Aug 2012 | 06:42 am
excerpt:" generosity for other people with deep pessimism about our general lot in a wholly original and very funny way—died last night after a long bout with cancer. He was 47.
Nick Offerman on Parks And Recreation and his comically oversized penis | TV | Interview | The A.V. Club 9 Aug 2012 | 11:54 pm
Any other fans of this show and actor/comedian?
Best band ever, briefly!: 17 musical acts beloved by TV characters for just one episode | TV | Inventory | The A.V. Club 9 Aug 2012 | 11:45 pm
I love lists like this
Auto Crrect Ths! by James Gleick 9 Aug 2012 | 08:20 am
excerpt:" By JAMES GLEICK I MENTION a certain writer in an e-mail, and the reply comes back: “Comcast McCarthy??? Phoner novelist???” Did I really type “Comcast”? No. The great god Autocorrect h...
My Interview With Tarquin Hall, Author of The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken 6 Aug 2012 | 09:04 pm
Article first published as Interview: Tarquin Hall, Author of The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken on Blogcritics. I wasn't sure what to expect with this book, The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken...
The Responsibilities Of Being The Greatest Film Of All Time : Monkey See : NPR 6 Aug 2012 | 05:01 am
fascinating piece - i love both movies
Bruce Springsteen at Sixty-Two : The New Yorker by David Remnick 24 Jul 2012 | 03:44 pm
He's an amazing writer - Remnick is - and Springsteen's an amazing songwriter and singer.