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Culture Kvetch: Gabriel García Márquez and the Slow Fade of Memory

Culture Kvetch: Gabriel García Márquez and the Slow Fade of Memory
By July 11, 2012

Considering memory, literature, and family in the wake of the announcement that the One Hundred Years of Solitude author has dementia Read More

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Gilbert Gottfried Reads ‘50 Shades of Grey,’ Grosses Out the Entire World

Gilbert Gottfried Reads ‘50 Shades of Grey,’ Grosses Out the Entire World
By May 17, 2012

The comedian and voice actor puts his own spin on E.L. James’ popular erotic novel with an over-the-top reading that is definitely NSFW Read More

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A Jewish Gymnast’s Balancing Act

A Jewish Gymnast’s Balancing Act
By May 7, 2012

An excerpt from Dvora Meyers’ new e-book of essays, ‘Heresy on the High Beam: Confessions of an Unbalanced Jewess’ Read More

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Making Sense Of Deborah Feldman And Post-Hasidim Memoirs

Making Sense Of Deborah Feldman And Post-Hasidim Memoirs
By February 16, 2012

If you don’t know Deborah Feldman yet, you will soon. Read More

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Judy Blume’s Holocaust Fiction

Judy Blume’s Holocaust Fiction
By February 16, 2012

Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification. Read More

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Chabon On The Screen

Chabon On The Screen
By February 14, 2012

Michael Chabon may finally score a hit as a screenwriter for Disney’s new sci-fi flick John Carter. But will success in Hollywood ruin his fiction? Read More

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Riot Boyyy

Riot Boyyy
By February 10, 2012

Author Kevin Sampsell on how the Riot Grrrl movement inspired him. Read More

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The Weekly Yiderati

The Weekly Yiderati
By February 10, 2012

This week: From the birthday of Philip Glass to essays in The Believer, we’ve got you covered. Read More

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