In which I talk about talking about writing. And editing.
Thanks to Dr. Joshua Glick at Hendrix College for inviting me to speak about my job at the Los Angeles Review of Books! It was a pleasure to sit down with this engaged group of students to discuss how I select essays to commission, what the internet has done to — and for! — theContinue reading “Editing and Cultural Curation: Visiting Hendrix College, November 2021”
Title of the Movie: ______________________ (Holiday) Opposites ___________ (verb) — and sparks ___________ (verb) — when _________ (female name), a sassy ___________ (profession), and ___________ (male name), a ___________ (adjective) sports reporter, find themselves fighting over the same __________ (noun). But can ___________ (emotion) turn into love? Meanwhile, the reporter’s ___________ (family member)Continue reading “Hope you like HIGH CONCEPT MAD-LIBS”
http://www.vulture.com/2013/03/sitcom-smackdown-readers-bracket-finals-vote.html I was recently invited to participate in my friend’s March Madness NCAA Bracket. Two years ago, Josh and I actually won the bracket, with only his near-encyclopedic knowledge of sports and my flair for picking cool names at our disposal. (Seriously, I love a good name. Who wants to accompany me to the horse races?)Continue reading “Let’s Bracket This Conversation”
Just re-watched Dirty Dancing (1987) last night for my class, and I loved it more than I remembered. (Maybe I’d never seen it all the way through, having only caught sections of it on TV?) Anyway, I also saw Flashdance for the first time this week, and Dirty Dancing is clearly the superior film. ThenContinue reading “Dirty Dancing as directed by David Lynch”
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