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On Ruth Reichl On David Foster Wallace's "Consider The Lobster": "He Argued Over Every Edit"

I worked at The Atlantic when Wallace wrote a (terrific) feature for them about talk radio. According to our managing editor he was a sweetheart to deal with.

True: Whenever the books section reviewed something about WWII or The Holocaust (which was often), BMW pulled their ads for that issue.

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 12:07 pm 4

On Journalists Cowed

"Independent" because you never know when Fox will have a job opening

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 9:37 am 1

On Bob Hoskins, 1942-2014

Sadly there is no video of his performance as Nathan Detroit on stage in the 80s but he was great in that too.

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2010/sep/05/best-performance-richard-thomas

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 10:00 am 0

On How To Not Barf

I can only assume the people who can count the times they've puked up on one hand have never drunk too much alcohol. What the hell were you all doing in your teens and twenties?

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 4:11 pm 0

On What Should We Call The Girls Who Like To Learn?

But who will the BMOC give his varsity jacket to if there are no more coeds?

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 9:50 am 2

On In Defense of Explaining Things

Why I Liked This A Lot

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 4:53 pm 1

On Coffee Merely Good

Normcore!

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:16 am 4

On How "Adventure Time" Came To Be

Hope you can do something as great as this for Steven Universe in a few years

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:22 pm 0

On The End Of Comments

AV Club comments are still a good read, usually gives me a chuckle on the bus

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:19 pm 2

On The Miata Is 25

They remind me of Florida in the 90s, that and the Mitsubishi Eclipse

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:14 pm 0